Topic: Sustainability

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Paxson initiates new climate change task force

April 27, 2017 4 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 announced plans to create a task force to address environmental concerns in University business and investment practices

Composting to be implemented campus-wide by fall 2016

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Composting to be implemented campus-wide by fall 2016

April 19, 2016 0 comments

As of the fall 2016 semester, the University will have implemented composting programs across all dining halls.

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure,” said Chris Powell, chair of the Sustainability, Strategic Planning and Advisory Committee. The committee emphasized energy data analysis in its interim report.

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Committee proposes data-based energy saving strategy

April 25, 2013 0 comments

The University’s 10-year strategic plan may include the report’s recommendations.

Starting this semester, compostable salad containers are offered as an alternative to plastic bowls at the Blue Room and Josiah’s.

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Dining Services adopts eco-friendly bowls

March 11, 2013 3 comments

The compostable containers follow other sustainability initiatives by Dining Services.