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Middlebury Sustainability News

3/17/11

The Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest is proud to have Gary Hirshberg, CE-Yo of Stonyfield Yogurt and Middlebury parent, serve as the inaugural - Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Center. Read about the residency and Gary's recent visit to campus.

3/16/11

Students in Dan Brayton's Vermont Waters J-term course explored the many ways that water is an integral part of Vermont culture and history. They even got hands-on experience building traditional trapping boats. Watch MiddMag's coverage of their boat-launching ceremony.

2/28/11

This year's nation-wide Recyclemania competition included a video contest asking students to share their love for recycling with others in video form. View the entry from the Ross Commons Residential Sustainability Coordinators!

2/18/11

The Trunk, a student-run thrift store—funded in part by and Environmental Council grant—opened its doors on February 11th to long lines of students excited to see what treasures they might find.

2/16/11

On February 9th, eight Middlebury seniors presented recommendations for arsenic policy that came out of their work this fall in the Environmental Studies senior seminar.

2/15/11

On January 31st, Middlebury submitted a comprehensive report of sustainability on campus to the Association for the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS) and earned a Gold rating!

12/1/10

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

11/22/10

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!

10/27/10

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