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- May 13, 2012 at 11:07 pm
Sustainability at Carleton is proud to unveil our new website
- May 11, 2012 at 12:00 am
A study found that 9% of fish have amounts of plastics, which can contain toxins hazardous to wildlife. More astoundingly, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch has grown 100-fold in the last 40 years.
- May 4, 2012 at 10:58 am
News about the launch of the SOPE's drying rack SRF project.
- April 27, 2012 at 12:00 am
Earlier this year, a SOPE (Students Organized for the Protection of the Environment) proposal to purchase two drying racks for each floor in the dorms. The drying racks have been ordered and half of them should arrive soon and be ready for use in the next week.
- April 20, 2012 at 12:00 am
This Sunday, April 22, will mark the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day. Earth Day was first established in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin. He had been troubled by the devastating oil spills in Santa Barbara the year before.
- April 6, 2012 at 12:00 am
Carleton is a finalist for the national 2012 Climate Leadership Awards. The voting period goes until April 15th so everyone should vote for Carleton and spread the word.
- March 7, 2012 at 6:05 pm
From superSTAr Courtney Dufford:
Carleton Community Waste Program Phase II
After a successful 10 week pilot program, the Carleton Community Waste Program will continue in Leighton, Goodsell, and Facilities and will expand…
- February 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Another auditor checked out the furnace and the water heater. She was shocked to find an 80 gal water heater, which is double the size of most water heaters. This would be a major source of energy consumption since 80 gal would have to be continually heated.
- February 20, 2012 at 9:19 am
Green Wars - Carleton's annual inter-dorm energy-savings competition - started last Monday and continues until this Friday. The dorm that reduces their energy usage by the highest percentage will win…
- February 17, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Green Wars has started! Now that you are (hopefully) being more conscious about the energy choices that you make, you may be wondering how much power various appliances actually use.
- February 3, 2012 at 12:00 am
A pilot program was developed to perform energy audits on several residential houses. The ultimate goal is to perform energy audits in all campus buildings.