Sustainability Archives

March 28, 2018

Issue #15

Dear Sustainable Abigail, I keep hearing rumors about a garden at Bates; what’s the deal with that? Do we have one…

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March 21, 2018

Issue #14: Efficient Lighting?

Hi Abby! One thing that I’ve been thinking about recently (especially with the recent change in daylight) is the way…

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March 14, 2018

Issue #13: Turning Off Lights?

Dear Sustainable Abigail, One refrain that has persisted from my very first introduction to living a more sustainable life to…

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March 7, 2018

Issue #12: Renewable Fuel Oil?

Dear Bates Community, We Ecoreps have been hearing a lot of talk about some confusing sustainability terms that are often…

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February 14, 2018

Issue #11: Separating Recyclables From Trash?

Dear Sustainable Abigail, I live in Cheney house, and I notice that the recycling is being filled with trash and…

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February 7, 2018

Issue #10: Yogurt Packaging?

Dear Sustainable Abigail, I’m a huge yogurt person! Unfortunately, I always feel bad eating yogurt in Commons because we just…

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January 31, 2018

Issue #9: Learning About Sustainability?

Dear Sustainable Abigail, Hello! Let me start by saying first, I really value Bates initiatives that aim at increasing Sustainability,…

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January 24, 2018

Issue #8: Solar on Campus?

Dear Sustainable Abigail, I am a first year at Bates, and one of the reasons I love it so much…

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January 17, 2018

Issue #7: Liquid Disposal in Commons?

Dear Sustainable Abigail, I’ve always admired commons for their commitment to sustainability–with the mug club, the local food, and the…

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December 6, 2017

Issue #6: Have Any Ideas?

Dear Everyone, Thank you so much for participating in changing the way we interact with and appreciate our world. I…

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