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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

September 18, 2014

HEALTH AND WELLNESS SEXY training begins, group run to Summit this weekend Health & Wellness Center events this week include the beginning of SEXY training, Macalester’s safer sex education program. These trainings are p...

Lose the Landfill – Zero Waste by 2020

September 11, 2014

In an effort to bring its values of sustainability into practice, Macalester College has adopted a goal of Zero Waste by 2020. Macalester adheres to the widely accepted Zero Waste International Alliance standard, which states th...

Macalester receives sustainability grant from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation

April 24, 2014

Macalester was recently awarded a campus sustainability grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation. The grant will make a number of new activities on campus possible to increase sustainability awareness across campus. The grant, wh...

Sustainability Update: Mac seeks cost-effective compost bags

October 31, 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...

Compost bins installed in every campus building

September 5, 2013

Unlike last year, when compost was only collected in four locations on campus, Facilities rolled out green compost bins in common areas of all non-residential buildings, kitchens in dorms and everywhere with paper towel dispensers. The compost, ...

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

March 28, 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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