The “green roof” is the second installed by the College—the first was planted on top of Atwater Dining Hall in 2004.
The recently completed facility will help the College with its commitment to become carbon neutral.
Middlebury College is a finalist in Second Nature’s Climate Leadership Awards and is vying for a top spot in the video voting competition sponsored by Second Nature and Planet Forward. Show your support for Middlebury's climate commitment by voting for its video submission.
Middlebury environmental policy expert Chris Klyza weighed in on the Obama administration's record.
How do you explain carbon neutrality to a group of first-years? Cue the carbon-shredding sharks, of course! Following an orientation barbecue for the class of 2016, the Sustainability Office hosted the first Carbon Neutrality Dessert Social, a creative effort to get new students engaged in campus sustainability initiatives.
The first-year class will graduate in 2016, the year that Middlebury College has pledged to become a carbon-neutral campus.
The Middlebury community will benefit in the long term from infrastructure improvements to Addison County Transit Resources.
Thirty-four sun-seeking trackers from Williston-based AllEarth Renewables keep the College on track to achieve its 2016 carbon neutrality goal.