Stories about "Sustainability"
A day in the life of Pettengill Hall, featuring staff, faculty and students engaged in learning, studying, and working, with both internal and external images.Looking through the windows of the second floor AAACS lounge toward the Cutten smokestack.
Bates College attains carbon neutrality ahead of schedule

Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:00 am

Out of some 700 U.S. colleges and universities to sign a carbon-neutrality pledge in 2007, Bates is one of only seven to date that have reached that goal.

2019 Green Innovation Grants focus on recycling, college garden

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:44 pm

This year's Green Innovation Grants reflect Bates' continuing interest in both growing food and shrinking the campus waste stream through recycling.

Campus Construction Update: Jan. 18, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019 1:52 pm

A second Renewable Fuel Oil burner in the campus heating plant has helped Bates cut its greenhouse gas emissions to a mere 5 percent of 2001 levels.

Through hands-on research, Bates students help expand access to energy-saving window inserts

Friday, December 14, 2018 9:56 am

In a community-engaged environmental studies research course, the community engagement and the research happen simultaneously.

Bates at Night: Trashion Show 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018 2:30 pm

The annual Bates Trashion Show is a night of fun, with a message.

Senior thesis sees green inspirations in iconic West Coast homes

Thursday, November 8, 2018 8:52 am

The topic of Emerson Krull’s senior thesis was as near as her father’s business and as remote as the post-World War II era.

In telling climate stories, who’s in and who’s out? asks Otis speaker Elizabeth Rush

Friday, November 2, 2018 11:13 am

For Rush, author of the acclaimed Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, offering the 2018 Otis Lecture was a homecoming of sorts.

Five bales of plastic recyclables sit outside Commons. But is it art yet?

Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:18 am

Five bales of plastic recyclables sitting on the lawn outside Commons challenge our "out of sight, out of mind" attitudes.

‘Anthropocenic’: Museum show looks at humanity’s planetary impact

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:56 am

A new Bates exhibition examines humanity’s mark on the planet with pathos, wit, and an eye-opening diversity of work.

Slideshow: This Summer at Bates

Friday, August 24, 2018 12:20 pm

Twenty-three moments that provide an insider's look at Bates' sunniest season.

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