“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” as the proverb goes, and students took it to heart — and to the runway — during the 16th annual Trashion Show, and the first in-person edition since 2019.
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One of 10 “Top Performer”s in the country, Bates earned a Gold rating for excellence in sustainability performance from an international benchmarking organization.
Introducing the creative teams of the 2021 Trashion Show, including a Bates professor modeling COVID lounge wear made from face coverings.
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.
The Bonney Science Center’s new occupants have begun moving in as the summer construction season shifts into high gear at Bates.
From plastic-eating worms to stapleless staplers, Bates’ Green Innovation Grants support surprising — and surprisingly effective — sustainability projects.
At the 2019 Trashion Show, student models and designers posed for portraits and explained the creativity behind their outfits made from campus trash.