Environmental Sustainability at BMC

Archive for February, 2013

Thank You Recycling Co-Heads!

Posted February 22, 2013

The Sustainability Leadership Group recently recognized this years Recycling Co-Heads, Johanna Gauthier and Alisha Park for their outstanding dedication and work towards the college’s sustainability goals. One major project for the SLG this year has been to continue reducing energy use on campus. The recycling committee has coordinated with facilities to work with students to [...]

BMC Garden First Monthly Newsletter

Posted February 6, 2013

Presenting the first issue of the Bryn Mawr Garden Montly Newsletter (Click here)! Designed by Frankie Leech ’16 and other members of the garden committee, this issue gives an overview of work done last semester, a timeline for the spring as well as fun facts and a recipe. The garden started in spring of 2010 [...]

Take Out Reduced!

Posted February 2, 2013

Did you know that Mawters used over 50,000 takeout boxes last year? In conjunction with the new composting program, reducing the number of takeout boxes will significantly reduce the amount of trash that comes from our dining halls. Way to go Dining Services!

Electricians Honored at “Lighting The Way” Event

Posted February 2, 2013

By: Lee McClenon Last Tuesday the Sustainability Leadership Group held an ceremony for the new renovations in Brecon Hall that made it the first 100% LED dorm on campus. As part of the proceedings, President Jane McAuliffe honored three electricians from Bryn Mawr facilities with the following address before presenting them with certificates. “Your initiative and innovative [...]