Increasing student involvement for sustainability

November 19, 2013

Hey Wildcats. I have a question that I need your help answering. What can we do as a community to increase participation in sustainability related events or projects around campus? Sustainability is an issue that affects quality...

Linfield strives for climate neutrality on campus

November 12, 2013

On April 22, 2008, President Thomas L. Hellie signed the American College & University President’s Climate Commitment, setting a goal to one day achieve climate neutrality for Linfield College. The ACUPCC provides a framework...

Sustainability class to be offered during Jan Term

November 5, 2013

Hiking, kayaking, gardening, foraging, tracking, and natural art: sounds like the stuff that only exists in the dreams of a college student, laden with finals and too much homework. False. This January, Sustainability Coordinator D...

Participate in ‘No Waste November’

October 29, 2013

Hey Wildcats, No Waste November is quickly approaching. What is No Waste November you ask? It is period of time to become aware of the amount of waste you are creating, the impact your consumption has on the environment,...

Sustainability

October 21, 2013

As the cold days of winter approach, it gets easier to convince oneself that an extra five minutes in a hot shower or cranking up the heater a couple more degrees won't hurt. And despite recent sunny weather, soon the days will...

Linfield recognized at international conference

October 16, 2013

Hello again Wildcats! I am writing to you from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education in Nashville, Tenn. This is an international gathering of sustainability professionals in higher education. The...

Recycling program, resources revamped

October 11, 2013

As many students and staff may have noticed, there are several new easy-to-use recycling and compost bins placed around campus for all to use. After an environmental sociology class on campus found a high percentage of recyclable...

Composting on campus helps local pigs, farms

October 8, 2013

Guess what? Composting on campus continues with the residence halls! There are currently 13 halls with brand new compost buckets. We’re making strides with composting at the football games, the garden and Dillin Hall...

‘Recycled’ admins introduced at faculty lecture

October 2, 2013

Several of the new faculty additions to Linfield’s administration, who were formally introduced with their new titles on Sept. 16, are not actually as new to Linfield as we might have thought. One “new” admin, Josh Merrick,...

Sustainability reaches Linfield athletics, games

October 1, 2013

Congratulations!  You have recently witnessed the first ever recycling and composting effort at a Linfield College football game. In fact, you may want to go grab that water bottle you recycled this past weekend and keep it...

Students engage in sustainability

September 23, 2013

Does anyone know what sustainability looks like? How do you know when something is sustainable and when it is just “green washing”? Sustainability has become a word that is overused and has lost meaning for many folks. To...

Sustainability, hot topic of summer internships at Linfield

September 16, 2013

Linfield students and members from the Office of Sustainability will be giving a presentation this Wednesday, Sept. 18 about their experiences during this past summer summer in an internship program titled “Sustainable...