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December 1, 2010

One evening each fall, the residents of Middlebury’s Weybridge House throw open their doors and welcome the College community to a locavore feast.

October 27, 2010

Middlebury College owns about 3,000 computers, and Middlebury Magazine reporter Robert Keren wondered where they go when their days are done...

October 11, 2010

The Middlebury College community embraced 350.org's Global Work Party, hosted numerous events on campus and in town. The day's goal was to get to work on projects to combat climate change in order to show politicians around the world that it is time to take action on this issue. The Middlebury Community rolled up it's sleeves to join the worldwide movement.

October 19, 2010

At 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in McCardell Bicentennial Hall 104, Angela Evancie will be sharing her experience as a Compton Mentor Fellow using narrative journalism to introduce unexpected additions into to local environmental conversations.

 

November 22, 2010

Every year, the National Wildlife Federation compiles a list of exemplary sustainability efforts on campuses around the country. The 2010 list is out and features Weybridge House's all-local dinners!

October 15, 2010

This year's AASHE conference in Denver, CO, provided an opportunity for eight members of the College community to learn from colleagues at other institutions as well as share their experiences and stories related to sustainability in higher education.

August 31, 2010

Check out this interview with Andrew Gardner, Middlebury's head cross-country ski coach and athletic sustainability coordinator!

October 15, 2010

The College has saved more than $1 million in heating oil costs since the biomass gasification plant went into operation last year. Read more about it in this Middlebury Magazine dispatch.

October 13, 2010

Michael Nash's film exploring questions  surrounding the relocation of millions of people due to climate change will be screened at 4:30 on Oct. 20 in McCullough Social Space. Nash, executive producer Pat McConathy, and Bill McKibben will discuss the film following the screening.

September 13, 2010

ThinkGreenLiveClean.com, an environmental news website run by student writers from around the country, is sponsoring the contest in an effort to showcase the most creative and innovative green ideas emerging from college campuses. Think you've got what it takes? Enter here!

September 6, 2010

The Vermont Legislature's Study Group on Biomass Energy Development toured the College's biomass gasification facility and willow test site before their July meeting.

July 22, 2010

Middlebury Magazine delves into the intricate process of creating and using about 1,500 cubic yards of compost every year.

June 23, 2010

Way to Go! is a competition that encourages commuters to use alternatives to driving alone. In both 2009 and 2010, Middlebury employees biked, walked, bussed, and carpooled their way to an honorable mention!

June 15, 2010

Middlebury Magazine's Regan Eberhart goes behind the scenes to see how the recycling center handles their busiest time of year.

Reducing end of the year waste

Students! Help minimize waste by taking reusable items from your dorm room to the recycling center. Check out the recycling website for what to do with all the stuff you don't need anymore.

May 18, 2010

The Initiative will include investments focused on sustainability issues such as clean energy, water, climate science, and green building projects.

May 12, 2010

New fuel source derived from dairy farm and food waste could bring college close to carbon neutrality.

May 10, 2010

Middlebury recieved an EPA merit award for our accomplishments in the national Recyclemania 2010 competition, which included 3rd place in composting.

May 5, 2010

Arbor Day celebration this Friday, May 7th. Learn about the trees on campus from college horticulturalist, Tim Parsons, and plant your own tree!

May 3, 2010

Environmental Council hosted a Grants Fair to highlight the many projects funded for the 2009-2010 academic year. Nearly $25,000 was awarded to members of the Middlebury community for campus sustainability projects.

April 30, 2010

Come listen to presentations from seniors in Environmental Studies

April 29, 2010

Middlebury College alumni received awards in the 2010 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

April 26, 2010

Join Middlebury students this weekend for a clean energy bike rally, starting on the capital steps in Montpelier.  Students have challenged Vermont's gubernatorial candidates to replace Vermont Yankee with renewable energy.are working to make sure that Vermont Yankee is closed down and replaced with safe and affordable clean energy.

April 21, 2010

Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges highlights colleges and universities with an above average commitment to sustainability initiatives and activities. Middlebury was also named one of the top 15 colleges in the 2010 Green Honor Roll.

April 19, 2010

Events this week include a film festival, the annual Margolin lecture, alumni artists, green jobs, and Middlebury Earth Hour.

April 16, 2010

The U.S. Department of Energy announced on April 15 that Middlebury College has been selected to participate in Solar Decathlon 2011, in which 20 teams of college and university students will compete to design and build an energy-efficient solar-powered house. Read more in The Campus and MiddMag.

March 5, 2010

Students and staff took on the snowy weather to engage people in a conversation about climate change at Winter Carnival.

March 1, 2010

Interactive display allows viewers to explore energy use, water use, and solar electricity production in real time.