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Sustainability Highlights from 2012-2013 Academic Year

Sustainability Highlights: Live Green Challenge, a competition between Resident Halls to reduce waste and increase recycling from October to November. Collectively, all Resident Halls increased the volume of recycling. Congratulations to Sewlangster who won the Live Green Recycling competition between … Continue reading

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Why Bottled Water Campaign’s Plastic Jellyfish Sculpture

Students for a Sustainable Campus and Dining Conference Services partnered to present the water bottle sculpture as part of the Why Bottled Water campaign on campus. The water bottle sculpture is designed to provide an estimate of how much plastic … Continue reading

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The Princeton Review’s 2013 Green Colleges Guide Salutes Puget Sound

Excerpt from recent press release celebrating the new recognition: University of Puget Sound is one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company published its 2013 … Continue reading

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Check Out the Thrift Shop for a Cause Event on May 4th

This Saturday, May 4th from 11am-4pm in the Rotunda there will be a Thrift Shop event on campus to raise money for the new Greek Sustainability Committee! We have been collecting items from all the greek houses and from others … Continue reading

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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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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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