Office of Sustainability intern Maddie '19 is studying abroad in the U.K. and wrote a blog post about her experience with sustainability overseas. Check it out!…/the-united-kingdom-is-sust-a-mu…/

– Madison Smith ’19 In the fall, I wrote a short blog post about my initial reactions to sustainability in Manchester, England during my semester abroad. My observations included accessible r…

Are you devoted to sustainability and want to help Colgate become more green? Apply now to be a summer intern for Colgate's Office of Sustainability.

Learn more about the internship on the blog post below and apply on the Portal.…/apply-to-be-a-summer-2018-susta…/

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Join us this Saturday 8am-1pm at the Hamilton Farmer's Market, where you can find fresh, locally-sourced produce for all your summer weekend plans! We'll see you there!

Sust is a Must Week 3: Sustainable Cooking Class tomorrow at 4:30! Come make overnight oats and learn about the intersection of sustainability and food in McGregory 101.

Also, get one hour towards your P.E. Passport.

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Revée Needham '18 wrote an article in The Colgate Maroon-News highlighting the environmental injustice in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Hear what she has to say below.…/article_9c843360-17f4…

We all burden the weight of responsibility when it comes to Puerto Rico. How is it 343,000 Americans are without power (as of February 14th) 150+ days after Hurricane Maria hit? I believe it is due to a collection of unjust, racist and ignorant systems (U.S. Department of Energy). Yes, Puerto Ricans...

RecycleMania tip of the week:
Coffee cups and lids go in the waste bin, but cardboard coffee sleeves can go in the "Paper" recycling. Alternatively, avoid the waste altogether by bringing a reusable mug and get a $0.50 discount at the Coop and Hieber Cafe.

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Colgate University will be carbon neutral in 2019. Since committing to carbon neutrality in 2009, Colgate has made great strides toward sustainability, reducing net campus emissions by 51% while engaging over 80 student interns in the process. If you would like to contribute to the future success of Colgate's sustainability program and student interns, please consider making a gift to the Sustainability Fund through the Your Colgate. Your Cause. campaign.…/giving-to…/your-colgate-your-cause

What data do we have? How is that data used to inform policy? (or how is it used?) What data is in “disparate and disconnected silos” that could be better synthesized/systematized to better inform policy?

Come to Endangered Data Week, Tuesday at 6pm (Palace Theater) to learn more about public datasets that are in danger of being deleted, repressed, mishandled, or lost.

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Do you still need P.E. Credit? Or are you looking for a way to engage in sustainability? Swing by Sust is a Must today at 4:30 pm for our workshop on civic engagement!

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Noah Campbell '18 did research on water quality in Florence with Professor Tseng over winter break. The purpose of the trip was to learn about the quality of drinking water in fountains around the city.

Learn more about it below!…/water-quality-research-in-flore…/

-Noah Campbell ‘18 Over winter break, I spent eight days in Italy with Professor Linda Tseng, collecting water samples from historic fountains in Florence, Siena and Assisi, and visiting with water…
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Christina Weiler ‘21 addresses local environmental and social issues as a first-year student.

Colgate’s Office of Sustainability has employed over 80 interns since 2009. Students organize programs and initiatives across campus to further Colgate’s sustainability goals. If you are dedicated to sustainability like our students please consider donating to the Sustainability Fund through Your Colgate Your Cause to help fund and support student efforts like the green bikes program, refillable water bottle stations, landmark recycling stations, and others.…/giving-to…/your-colgate-your-cause

Support a cause you care about through a gift to Colgate. Just select the cause that is most meaningful to you, make a gift online, and watch what happens when many alumni unite for a purpose. Remember, even small gifts can make a big impact.

Last week Seamus Crowley '18 wrote a Sustainability Commentary about part of Bears Ears losing monument status and the possible ramifications. Let us know your opinions in the comments below!…/article_9b1249d6-126d…

On Friday, February 2, land that formerly belonged to Bears Ears National Monument in Utah officially had its federal protections removed. The monument was reduced in size by 85 percent, totaling over one million acres of land. This was a result of President Trump’s call for a review of the nation...

Do you want to have recycling bins in your dorm room? Come visit us to get a set!

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Are you interested in learning more about sustainability? Are you a sustainability whiz?
Come test your knowledge today at 4:30!

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Learn more about Colgate sustainability by reading our State of Sustainability Report!…/SUST_2017_SustainabilityReport_W…

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