Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pickin’ Chicken: Keeping a Backyard Flock

Blog post written by Barb Weist in Communications: Let me start this post by noting I am *NOT* inviting or encouraging anyone to keep chickens on campus, or even in off-campus houses. But in the interest of info students might … Continue reading

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Single-Use Water Bottle Collection

Students for a Sustainable Campus is collecting University of Puget Sound one use plastic water bottles for an art project. If you have any water bottles lying around bring them to the drop of bin located next to the conveyor … Continue reading

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World Water Day

Puget Sound is joining World Water Day along with over 600 other water related events that highlight the need to conserve clean fresh water. Puget Sound introduced the Why Bottled Water campaign this spring in a campus-wide effort to promote … Continue reading

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Solar Specifics

Written by Barb Weist from the Communications Office: In December I posted initiating a solar project at my home. In just a few short months, it’s gone from theory to reality! In January, we had a 5.46 kW solar system … Continue reading

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Why Bottled Water? Tap That.

Stop by the Wheelock Student Center to see the new Why Bottled Water water bottles introduced in Diner as a tactic to encourage the campus community to be conscious about drinking bottled water. The Why Bottled Water campaign is a … Continue reading

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Come hear Jared Paul’s Politically-Charged Poetry on March 8

Jared Paul is a performance poet and social activist based in Providence, RI, with over a decade of involvement in protesting the injustices in America. He speaks out for a gamut of movements, from sustainable living to the workers’ rights … Continue reading

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InSinkErator Now in the Diner

Puget Sound is partnering with the City of Tacoma Environmental Services on a pilot “InSinkErator” project in The Diner dish room.  An InSinkErator is similar to a large, commercial garbage disposal except it is designed for effective pre- and post-consumer food waste … Continue reading

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