The Bowdoin College community—being mindful of our use of the earth's natural resources… - Bowdoin Environmental Mission Statement
Story posted April 25, 2013
In recognition of Earth Day, Sustainable Bowdoin launched its 12th annual Eco Service Day on Saturday, April 20th. Dozens of volunteers pitched in on four local projects: Bowdoin Organic Garden, Cathance River Education Alliance, Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust’s Tom Settlemire Community Garden, and Maine Building Materials Exchange.
Story posted April 11, 2013
Bowdoin does not have a unified composting program, despite interest from students and staff. Sustainable Bowdoin is, however, slowly rolling out experimental programs and pilots to gauge the effectiveness of composting in dorms and offices. With the help of Housekeeping, Facilities, Dining, the Organic Garden, and the Eco Reps, diverting food waste from the trash is gaining traction.
Story posted February 25, 2013
On Friday, March 1st Alice Henly from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) will be at Bowdoin College to discuss sustainability in collegiate athletics. Her visit to the college is part of a larger national campaign by the NRDC to green athletics at the collegiate and professional level.