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Sustainability Update: Mac seeks cost-effective compost bags

November 1, 2013

If you’ve been at Macalester for a while, you’ve probably noticed the new compost bins around campus. Hopefully you’ve done more than notice them, as composting is the best available option for disposing of paper and or...

Focusing on building healthy communities, lifestyles

October 11, 2013

Healthy communities are not hard to come by, but they aren’t highlighted often enough. News, statistics, conversations—they mostly focus on the negative and the unhealthy. The FDA finding trace amounts of arsenic in chicke...

Sustainability update: Refill those new dry-erase markers in Olin-Rice

September 20, 2013

Being concerned about the environment is only natural, but it’s one thing to talk about it and another to take action. As a response, our society often chooses to “buy green,” be “sustainable consumers,” and adopt ot...

Sustainable Obtainables: Eating local year-round ain’t no thing

March 29, 2013

Whether you live on campus, off campus, like to cook or you’d rather eat at Café Mac, there will likely come a point in the long winter months where you’ll be faced with shopping at the grocery store. If you’ve got a sm...

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