Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sustainability in Residence Life

Excerpt by Jenni Chadick, Assistant Director of Residence Life Last Friday marks the end of Earth Week at Puget Sound, a week of programming and awareness around sustainability initiatives at Puget Sound. This, along with our recent naming as one … Continue reading

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Earth Week Updates

To celebrate the Earth Week the Diner has organized two cooking demonstrations to teach students, faculty and staff how to cook local and seasonal produce. To the left is a picture from Tuesday’s cooking demonstration that featured homemade ricotta and … Continue reading

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Check Out What’s Happening During Earth Week!

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Earth Day Showcase on Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day (April 22nd) come to the Rotunda between 12-2pm and learn and have the opportunity to question sustainability at the University of Puget Sound. Hear President Ronald Thomas speak about sustainability in relation to the campus at 12:15 … Continue reading

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Electronics Waste Collection Drive

Looking to recycle some old electronics you’ve had lying around? Want an easy, responsible way to unload an old iPod or TV so you never have to worry about it again? Or maybe you’re just interested in learning more about … Continue reading

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Island President

Join us for a national day of action focused around political corruption and climate stalemate. On April 17th, be part of a nationwide screening of the powerful film The Island President – “as one of the most low-lying countries in … Continue reading

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Local, Organic, or Cheap Produce in the Diner?

Greetings from the student-perpetrators of research, more research and proposing a new sustainable food-purchasing policy on campus! Behind the scenes of Dining Services this semester, Hayley Gray and I (Emerson Sample) with the support of the Sustainability Advisory Committee [S.A.C.] … Continue reading

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Food Justice Panel on April 9th

On April 9th, the third annual Food Justice Panel will be held in the Rotunda at 6:30. Previously, this event has brought together campus members and the larger community. The question “What is food justice?” will be discussed and the … Continue reading

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Lots of Moving Parts

The phrase “Lots of moving parts” has been my “go-to” word to describe the InSinkerator and my experience managing its installation. I don’t mean to use it lightly or to be facetious. I’ve used this particular adage because it is … Continue reading

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Important Update Regarding Eco2go Reusable Food Container Program

Unfortunately, we must immediately discontinue our pilot eco2go reusable food container program, which was approved by our local health department and introduced to campus last fall.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring colleges and other dining operations … Continue reading

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