Stories about "Tom Twist"
Friday, November 19, 2021 9:13 am
One of 10 "Top Performer"s in the country, Bates earned a Gold rating for excellence in sustainability performance from an international benchmarking organization.
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:07 pm
One finding from a Bates survey on electric vehicle use gave Tamsin Stringer '22 a jolt: Bates needed more EV plugins, so she set out to help.
Friday, June 28, 2019 1:06 pm
The hundreds of people who entered Underhill saw a cornucopia of college life, from a wall of bedding to a pile of yoga mats to electric kettles and an Egyptian drum.
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, May 9, 2018 10:55 am
The new Bates Garden will feed both hungry diners and student curiosity about sustainable food production.
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 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, September 15, 2017 10:01 am
Reflecting strong collaboration and projects large and small, Bates earns a major rating for sustainability.
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.
Monday, June 13, 2016 12:51 pm
Mount David's stewardship reflects a truism from that famous 1970s TV commercial: “People start pollution. People can stop it."