Honoring the Natural Value of our Forests

Posted on November 16, 2015

A century has passed since Middlebury philanthropist Joseph Battell bequeathed some 35,000 acres of mostly forested land to Middlebury College upon his death in 1915. 

Carson Peacock, Field Hockey, demonstrates gleeful composting on the bus

Green Panthers Take Perfect Sort Challenge on the Road

Posted on November 13, 2015

The Green Panther Challenge, a new effort to engage student athletes and their fans on sustainability issues, is hitting the road this weekend as Field Hockey, Cross Country and Football all head off campus.

First Green Panther Challenge Perfect Sort Gameday a Success

Posted on October 20, 2015

The Green Panther Challenge hosted its first Perfect Sort Gameday at Saturday's Homecoming football game. Student athlete volunteers helped fans properly sort waste into recycling, compost and landfill bins.

MiddMag explores boat building J-term class

Posted on March 16, 2011

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.

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Ross RSCs enter the Recyclemania video competition

Posted on February 28, 2011

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!

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Student-run thrift store opening draws large crowd

Posted on February 18, 2011

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.

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ES students push for arsenic legislation

Posted on February 16, 2011

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.

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Midd earns Gold rating in sustainability assessment

Posted on February 15, 2011

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!

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Weybridge Feast subject of new Midd Mag video

Posted on 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.

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Weybridge House featured in NWF's Campus Sustainability Case Studies

Posted on 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!

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Behind the scenes: What's next for your computer?

Posted on 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...

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Angela Evancie ’10 reimagines local environmentalism

Posted on 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.


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