Stories about "recycling"
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:36 pm
From plastic-eating worms to stapleless staplers, Bates' Green Innovation Grants support surprising — and surprisingly effective — sustainability projects.
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.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:39 am
A recycling competition among hundreds of U.S. and Canadian colleges sees Bates earn top-30 placings in two waste-reduction categories.
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.
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.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:39 pm
As of April 24, as a way to reduce the amount of waste Bates College sends to the landfill, Dining Services will no longer stock paper cups in Commons.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:09 pm
Bates College's sustainability coordinator has come up with waste-sorting stations that make it easier for Bates people to do the right thing with their trash.
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.
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.
Friday, February 12, 2010 4:09 pm
By Kelly Cox ’11 Stressing the importance of keeping recyclables out of...