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UVM’s Office of Sustainability đŸŒ± News for August

Check out the good word from our neighbors. Many of the community-related information is the same for Champlain! View this email in your browser UVM Campus Sustainability Newsletter August 2019 As we anticipate the Class of 2023’s arrival, we are reminded of one of the reasons students come here: sustainability! In 2017, 42% of students said […]

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Your August CSWD Digest

August 2019 Hello Neighbors, Happy dog days of summer! In the July digest, I wrote about reducing food waste. This month I’m going to add on reuse, the second “R” in the Reduce/Reuse/Recycle mantra. A recent trip to my basement inspired–terrified may be a better word–me into making some changes. Bags of “someday” clothes litter my basement. Sound […]

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New Resource for Students, Faculty, and Staff: Beyond Doom and Gloom: Engage in Climate Solutions

There are crucial energy and climate policies being passed at the state legislative level that will either reduce or exacerbate climate change and ecosystem damage. Students, faculty, and staff can make positive impacts by getting involved and providing input to elected representatives. Learn more at

Lily Mason ’18 is making the world a bit fairer…

 ‌  ‌  ‌ FAIR TRADE 101 NEWS ORGANIZE CONFERENCE Hayunan Wangse (pictured) started fishing yellow fin tuna more than 15 years ago, when he was 21. Today, he’s a member of a Fair Trade Certified fishing association in the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. June 8 is World Oceans Day, and we’re celebrating with sustainable seafood. Check out these recipes for […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – May 2019

  Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News May 2019 In this newsletter: Annual VTIPL Conference: Keynote Speakers VTIPL’s Watershed Manuals are Now Available! Help VTIPL Match Website Grant Second “Vision for Vermont Summit” – Save the Date! Disappointing Legislative Session Leaves Much to be Done Next Year May 24 Global Climate Strike Pope Francis […]

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Environment America Releases HEI Renewable Energy Report + More

April 30, 2019 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs The deadline to apply for the Sustainability Impact Accelerator and Professionals Retreat has been extended to May 10. Happening in the picturesque town of Boulder, Colorado, from June 19 – 22, this retreat is designed to support and bolster attendees’ vision, energy, capabilities and support system as a sustainability change agent on campus. Apply […]

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Colgate U Achieves Carbon Neutrality + More

April 23, 2019 In honor of Earth Day, AASHE extends a heartfelt thank you for working to create healthy communities and a thriving planet. To showcase the varied ways that campuses recognize Earth Day, we will be releasing a blog post soon. For a chance to be featured, share pictures from your institution’s Earth Day-related celebrations by April 30, […]

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Shelburne Farms’ April News: Earth Day, rennet’s role in cheese, and “anti-recipes”

April 22 is Earth Day, but we’re working year-round to advance our mission of inspiring and cultivating learning for a sustainable future! 2019 staff photo by Marshall Webb. Our 2019-20 Climate Resiliency Fellowship Are you an educator committed to learning and teaching about climate change? We’ll help you design and implement interdisciplinary climate change education and […]

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AASHE Bulletin – April 16th edition

April 16, 2019 News of the week McGill U Drops Redmen Name From Sports Teams The university announced its recent decision to drop the Redmen name from varsity sports teams after consultation with the McGill community. The name is considered to be an offensive term for Indigenous peoples. Moving forward, a steering committee will be […]

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