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Reusable to-go container pilot program to be launched in Sayles

The Sustainability Office and Bon Appétit are launching a pilot program that will replace disposable clamshell containers in Sayles Café with free reusable to-go containers. Andrew Farias ’21, Sustainability Assistant in the Office of Sustainability, is spearheading the program, which is branded as Green2Go. Farias hoped that 100 students and…

CSA to begin sustainable menstrual products pilot program

CSA will be distributing 90 menstrual cups as part of a pilot program aiming to increase accessibility of sustainable menstrual products on campus. CSA will be purchasing the products from DivaCup, a prominent menstrual cup supplier. Tentatively, the cups will be distributed in the first three weeks of spring term…

A close-up look at Carleton’s wind turbines

When winter winds bite and your fingers freeze in the bitter cold of the Minnesota February, you can find solace in the fact that the gust of wind that just knocked the air out of your lungs is in fact powering about 40% of Carleton’s total electricity load, according to…

Carleton-wide trick-or-treating and office decorating contest

This October, Carleton will be reviving several Halloween-inspired traditions which have fallen by the wayside over the past few years. On Thursday, October 31, offices across Carleton’s campus will collaborate to host a community-wide trick-or-treating event. All students are encouraged to participate, and costumes are not required. Trick-or-treating will commence…

Carleton wins sustainability award for Utility Master Plan

On July 14, Carleton received the 2019 Excellence in Sustainability Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). Only one other college in the U.S.— Swarthmore College—received this prestigious prize. NACUBO, a membership organization established in 1962, currently represents more than 1,900 colleges and universities across…