Stories about "recycling"
From left, Kahea Mueller '15, Linnea Brotz '15 and Singha Hon '14 work on their group design for the Trashion Show. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
From blue bin to Beyoncé, 2013 Trashion Show is a sensation

Friday, November 22, 2013 3:21 pm

Pitting students, staff and other Bates folks against one another in a friendly quest to make recycling fashion-forward, the Trashion Show takes place every year before November break.

Campus Construction Update: March 4, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011 10:22 am

The renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls boasts a long list of environmentally sustainable measures. Discarded wood, for example, was chipped by the ton and burned as biomass fuel (with any nails left in the wood being picked up by magnets so the metal could be reused). But not all the old wood went up in smoke. Some will come back to Hedge and the Bill in the coming weeks.

Campus Construction Update: Week of April 19, 2010

Friday, April 23, 2010 10:12 am

Writing this on Earth Day, Campus Construction Update is pleased to note that the Hedge and Roger Williams renovation project is showing some green.

Student video shows the right way to recycle

Friday, February 12, 2010 4:09 pm

By Kelly Cox  ’11 Stressing the importance of keeping recyclables out of...

University Business honors Dining Services' commitment to sustainability, excellence

Thursday, October 1, 2009 12:59 pm

University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award...

Can we do it? Creativity contest to spur beverage container recycling

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College sophomore Carolyn Silva-Sanchez invites the Lewiston-Auburn community to see the judging of a contest for creative uses of recyclable bottles and cans.

Bates called exemplary in 'green campus' survey

Monday, December 17, 2001 3:36 pm

Its environmental policies and practices make Bates College a leader among American universities and colleges in a survey that the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) released in October.