Environmental Sustainability at BMC

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Earth Week 2017

Posted March 30, 2017

The Sustainability Leadership Group is gearing up to get ready for Earth Week, a week of events to celebrate sustainability and the Environment!   MONDAY, APRIL 17 Hour of Darkness Fire Pit and S’mores, 7:30-8:30 PM, Senior Row by the Hammocks Celebrate an hour away from electronics with us at sun down to kick off Earth […]

This Just In: Sustainability Milestone!

Posted March 3, 2016

Just last year alone, Bryn Mawr College composted 140 TONS of food scraps! Diverting this material from landfills avoided about 123 metric tons of CO2 pollution (which is equivalent to taking 300 cars off the road!) Well done, Mawrtyrs! Kitchen Harvest will be sharing our compost with Linvilla Orchards, only about 16 miles away from […]

Deodorant Making Tea

Posted April 11, 2015

Last week, Green Ambassadors hosted an event where committee members and Bryn Mawr students learned how to make their own deodorant. Under the instruction of Co-head, Lara Fields, the group followed this recipe to make their own deodorant. 1/2 cup Cocoa Butter 1/2 cup Shea Butter 1/2 cup Coconut Oil 1/2 cup Arrowroot 1 capsule […]

History of Green Groups in the Bi-Co

Posted September 16, 2013

By: Lee McClenon As part of her Senior thesis last year, Alisha Park ’13 sifted through the records to construct a history of students run green groups in the Bi-Co. By pouring over old newspaper articles and students government budgets she was able to construct a story about how environmentalism pick up, worked together and […]

Bikers in Bryn Mawr

Posted July 7, 2013

By: Sarina Shrestha Naomi, a rising sophomore in Bryn Mawr, is currently working on campus over the summer. Every day she rides her bike from Gladwyn, her host parent’s house, for over 30 minutes. Having arrived from Kenya over just a year ago, she is still new to the traffic regulations of USA. The question […]

“Wind” Mawr – Bryn Mawr with a Difference

Posted June 21, 2013

By: Sarina Shrestha Bryn Mawr is blown by a gust of wind. And how! Bryn Mawr College has purchased around 50% of its electric consumption from renewable wind power generator for the next three years. Beginning from June 1, 2013, this green initiative will reduce the carbon footprint of the college by 25%. Although the […]

BMC Trees Featured by Horticultural Society

Posted April 21, 2013

By: Lee McClenon Have you taken the tree tour yet? Or scanned one of the QR codes on tress around campus? The Philadelphia Horticultural Society blog recently featured an article about our campus’ trees and the recent educational efforts that have come about through a collaboration between students and the grounds department. Take a look! […]

TriCo Creative Action Workshop Tonight!

Posted April 10, 2013

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 […]

March Garden Newsletter

Posted March 28, 2013

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, […]

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 […]

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