Stories about "Sustainability"
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.
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.
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.
Friday, December 14, 2018 9:56 am
In a community-engaged environmental studies research course, the community engagement and the research happen simultaneously.
Thursday, November 15, 2018 2:30 pm
The annual Bates Trashion Show is a night of fun, with a message.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, August 24, 2018 12:20 pm
Twenty-three moments that provide an insider's look at Bates' sunniest season.