What is Consumerism? Is it Bad?
Sustainability undergraduate fellow Parker Haynes (C'14) is attempting to create awareness of the implications of consumerism among the student body. Here is why.
The Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability is happy to announce the Sustain Sewanee Photo Contest!
Sustain Sewanee Celebration!
We had a celebration to kick-off our "Sustain Sewanee" campaign, launch the new site, and celebrate all the hard work put into drafting and passing the Sustainability Master Plan. Check out some photos here!
Green Cleaning Efforts on Campus
Students begin work to "green" Sewanee's cleaning policy.
Work Begins on Potential University Farm Expansion
Joanna Parkman C’14, undergraduate sustainability fellow, and Dr. Chris Van de Ven, GIS Instructor and Lab Manager of the Landscape Analysis Lab, began work this week on surveying a parcel of land next to the Old Dairy and Lake Cheston.
Sewanee’s Green House: Growing in Joy
The first Green House was established in 2008 after a group of Sewanee seniors attended an environmental conference and wondered how they could make a big impact with their final year. The house was originally conceived as a center for environmental student activism, and while that spirit remains in the house, it has also gained a focus on being an intentional community that strives to foster an environmentally conscious lifestyle among residents while they reach out to the wider campus.