Environmental Sustainability at BMC

An Education for Conservation

TriCo Creative Action Workshop Tonight!

Environmentalists Can Be Fun, Too!: Creative Actions Workshop  Eat! Talk! Network! And become artists for a night! — the cool kind of artist! Join forces, Enviros! — for a big Tri-Co party & workshop for the student environmental groups at all 3 colleges. We’ll eat pizza, get to know each other, make plans to take […]

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Nine Tri-Co Students Fast for Environmental Justice

By: Lee McClenon Last friday, students from Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swartmore participated in a 24 hour fast in solidarity with people in Appalachia who are resisting mountaintop removal coal mining. Below is the memo that they wrote about their fast with the Earth Quaker Action Team of Philadelphia. Nine Tri-College students from Bryn Mawr, […]

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March Garden Newsletter

The March edition of the Bryn Mawr Garden Newsletter is out (click here)!  Check out the updates on garden events, more about the Real Food Challenge, and try out the monthly recipe courtesy of Kristina Kronauer ’13. Thanks to Frankie Leech ’16, Clara Kaufmann ’16 and Maiya Zwerling ’13 who compiled this newsletter. Mark your calendar for April 20th, […]

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Haverford Hosts Climate Change Summit

By: Lee McClenon This Saturday, March 23rd, the Office of Quaker Affairs at Haverford College hosted an event called Climate Change Summit: The Intersection of Science, Economics, Politics, Activism, and Theater. Student representatives from many bi-college environmental groups including BMC Greens, Bryn Mawr Earth Justice League, Real Food Challenge, Haverfordians for a Livable Future, and many from the […]

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Thank You Recycling Co-Heads!

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 […]

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BMC Garden First Monthly Newsletter

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 […]

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Take Out Reduced!

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!

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Electricians Honored at “Lighting The Way” Event

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 […]

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Lighting the Way January 29th

Please join us on Tuesday for an event hosted by the Sustainability Leadership Group and the Noyce Math and Science Teacher Scholarship program. (See more details below)   The event will start at 3:30 in Pembroke Arch with a short tour given by Environmental Studies Seniors. The idea for the tour came out of the senior […]

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Take Out at Bryn Mawr: A Personal Reflection

by: Alisha Park, Bryn Mawr ‘13 When I first learned about take out freshman year, I thought it was a great way to get hot food and avoid making sandwiches if I was short on time. I could have food without worrying about skipping meals or just eating fruit. Most dining halls I had visited […]

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