Stories about "Sustainability"
Thursday, January 25, 2018 12:13 pm
With an alumna playing a central role, Bates College has joined The Nature Conservancy and state agencies in a long-term effort to monitor Maine ecosystems.
Thursday, January 11, 2018 2:23 pm
Now in its second year, the Green Innovation Grants program at Bates College is supporting initiatives in gardening, waste reduction, and conservation.
Friday, January 5, 2018 12:05 pm
Farmers trust crop advisers, a type of consultant, on lots of things. A Bates faculty member found that their influence can be harnessed for conservation work.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 2:03 pm
A group of Bates College students has won $2,500 for a project that will help salvage unharvested produce and direct it to hunger relief organizations.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:06 pm
The Trashion Show, an annual waste-couture extravaganza, shows Bates students at their creative and sustainable best.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:57 pm
A year after the first row of solar panels went atop Bates' Coastal Center at Shortridge, a second row has made the center electrically self-sufficient.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:40 am
The attempt to silence scientists shows just how powerful knowledge is, says Associate Professor of History Joe Hall.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm
Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.
Thursday, November 9, 2017 1:57 pm
At Bates College, No Shave November will be overshadowed by No Waste November, a series of events dedicated to cultivating good waste-disposal habits.
Friday, October 27, 2017 10:07 am
Made by vaporizing materials like sawdust, RFO has helped Bates slash its carbon emissions