All tagged Sustainability
With warm weather approaching, more people are making their annual switch from their hot beverages to iced coffees and teas. One noticeable change this year though, is that when people pick up their iced drink from the Burgess counter, there is no longer a straw.
The diversity in the organizations represented made the first Saratoga Sustainability Fair a great success, reminding students that when it comes to sustainability and environmental justice, the main thing students can contribute is their time.
The Center for Integrated Sciences (CIS) building has many excited for the new classrooms, study spaces, and promise of being the most LEEDS certified structure on campus. With it, however, comes an unexpected cost: a swing-space building (SSB).
The garden works to be a space where students and faculty can sit, talk and enjoy themselves. Open all year long, with approximately fifty student workers, many new and exciting developments to the garden have begun to sprout up.
Take a minute to get to know your SGA representatives!
It is difficult to beat the allure of buying a nice bottle of cold water when walking by a cooler on a hot day. After all, that was the reason why bottled water became popular in the first place. People also buy bottled water for the taste, safety, and even fashion. But as we sip on that delicious, branded, and over-priced water, we should consider the consequences of doing so.
Did you know that 40 percent of Skidmore’s campus is currently being heated and cooled by geothermal energy? Did you know that 30 percent of Skidmore’s electricity is being produced by its solar array and small-hydro project?