Members of the College community constantly find new and creative ways to advance sustainability on campus and beyond as we make strides toward carbon neutrality. This year, Middlebury created a new Sustainable Investment Initiative and the Environmental Council funded nearly $25,000 in campus projects. The College also continues to explore options to increase renewable energy.
The Initiative will include investments focused on sustainability issues such as clean energy, water, climate science, and green building projects.
John Elder gave the annual Scott A. Margolin '99 Lecture in Environmental Affairs, which was followed by a weekend of events related to nature, art, and creativity. John Elder, professor emeritus of environmental studies/English & American Literatures, retired after 37 years of teaching at Middlebury College.
New fuel source derived from dairy farm and food waste could bring college close to carbon neutrality.
Middlebury recieved an EPA merit award for our accomplishments in the national Recyclemania 2010 competition, which included 3rd place in composting.
Arbor Day celebration this Friday, May 7th. Learn about the trees on campus from college horticulturalist, Tim Parsons, and plant your own tree!
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.
Come listen to presentations from seniors in Environmental Studies
Middlebury College alumni received awards in the 2010 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
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.