Category Archives: Mindfulness

This Saturday: Yoga and Herbs for Joyful and Resilient Activism!

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” – Audre Lord Join us this Saturday for Sustainable Leadership: Yoga and Herbs for Joyful and Resilient Action May 20th, 3-6pm Are you an activist or leader in your community? Do you strive to balance the needs of […]

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Results from the annual Eco-Reps Program Food Waste Audit.

The Eco-Reps were back at it this year with the Annual Food Waste Weigh-In where they tracked the amount of scraps people throw into the compost of the dining hall. The data was collected in the Champlain College dining hall on April 3rd, 4th, and 6th from 5-6 pm during the dinner rush. Prior years […]

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Share Your Earth Day Photos with AASHE

Submit Earth Day-themed photographs by April 30! With colleges and universities busy this month preparing for Earth Day and the March for Science, we look forward to learning how institutions celebrate Earth Day and sharing these stories with the higher education sustainability community. We invite you to submit Earth Day-themed photos to the Campus Sustainability […]

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2016 Food Waste Weigh in Results

Over the course of three weekday evenings in early April, the Champlain College Eco-Reps sorted and weighed food waste in the Champlain College Dining Hall during the dinner time rush (5-7 pm). During these three sessions, there was a total of 1419 people in the dining hall. From these diners, 201.6 pounds of waste was collected, with an […]

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Seeking Volunteers for Annual Campus Move out Collection – various dates in May

Each year as students move out of our Champlain Residence Halls, there is the opportunity to collect useful items for donation in the community as well as ensuring proper recycling protocol.  If you are someone who wants to: a) make sure good things wind up in the hands of those who could use it, b) […]

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Sustain Champlain – Fall 2015 in review

In this our tenth year of Sustain Champlain, we’ve continued making strong headway in making our campus and community a more sustainable place to work/live/study. Here’s a glimpse as to what we’ve been up to: Student Eco-Reps 16 Student Eco-Reps representing  diverse academic fields have explored themes including: Waste, Transportation & Conscious Consumption 5 students […]

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Bee Blog #1: What’s the BUZZ? Featuring Bella, the Queen Bee by Jessica Demarest

Note: this is the first in a series of blog posts from our student-run Champlain College Publishing Initiative. Look for these and others as we bee-come more aware of our flying friends. What’s the BUZZ? Featuring Bella, the Queen Bee by Jessica Demarest ’17 Oh, hello there. You’re rather large aren’t you? What do you […]

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Third Annual Traditional Foods and Health Gathering to Take Place at Shelburne Farms, June 4 – 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Tre McCarney, tmccarney@shelburnefarms.org, 802.238.6511 May 19, 2015. Shelburne, Vermont — Nourish Vermont, a traditional foods and health gathering, is back at Shelburne Farms for its third year. This year’s event will take place Thursday June 4 – Saturday June 6 at Shelburne Farms’ Coach Barn in Shelburne, VT. Inspired by the […]

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Reducing Food Waste In America: How Champlain Is Doing Its Part – Story by Olivia Werenski ’17

By Olivia Werenski ‘17 / Champlain College News When you go into the cafeteria, how many plates do you take? With Sodexo’s all-you-can-eat policy, typically students and guests grab at least two plates of food. And with that often comes a significant amount of waste. I sat down with Champlain Lead Eco-Rep Nicole Stratis for […]

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