John Byrne

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Environmental Council and Grantees Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, MAY 14TH, 5:30 – 6:30 PM The Orchard, Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest Stop by for ice cream and hear from the Environmental Council and its grantees about what they’ve been working on this year including: • Earth Yoga … Continue reading

Environmental Council Seeks Input re: Electric Car Charging Stations

The Environmental Council is evaluating the possibility of installing electric vehicle charging stations on campus. We would love to hear your thoughts and recommendations regarding this exciting initiative. Please email if you drive an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid, … Continue reading

Request for Grant Proposals – Deadline Extended

NOTE: deadline extended to October 25, 2013 Apply for an Environmental Council Grant. Receive $25 -$2,500 in funding. Available to students, faculty and staff. Advance sustainability on or off campus. Apply and learn more at GO/EC. Proposals due Friday, October 25th. We … Continue reading

Environmental Council Grants – Request for Proposals

Apply for an Environmental Council Grant. Receive $25 -$2500 in funding. Available to student, faculty and staff. Advance sustainability on or off campus. Apply and learn more at GO/EC. Proposals due Friday, October 18th. We have found that the most … Continue reading

Composting perfection – a few bins away

Middlebury College is a world class composting powerhouse. We are higher ed champions of turning food waste into rich compost that nourishes the soil of the campus landscape. Most of what would be landfilled and wasted is used – except … Continue reading

Give Your Car a Break

    May 13-17 is Way to Go Week, an annual event where organizations across the state compete to see who can reduce the most carbon pollution in one week.   Middlebury College is up for the challenge and we encourage … Continue reading

Help Middlebury Win National Competition

Middlebury has been selected as a finalist in Second Nature’s Climate Leadership Awards. This national organization’s award program recognizes innovative and advanced leadership among campuses that participate in the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment. We have entered a … Continue reading

Be Bright – Energy Survey

Help us get better at using energy. This brief (2-3 minutes) survey by the Sustainability Integration Office will help inform us how to better approach energy conservation on campus. Middlebury College has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2016. How we … Continue reading

Apply for an Environmental Council Grant this J-term!

The Environmental Council is now requesting a second round of grant proposals for the 2012-2013 academic year. Grants range from $25- $2500 and fund projects that reflect and inspire environmental leadership and spread sustainability initiatives on and off campus. We have … Continue reading

Join in on a Farm Service Day October 27

WHERE: Evening Song Farm south of Rutland. The owners lost the entire farm last year due to Irene and are still working to rebuild their infrastructure on a new location. As winter approaches, there is a lot of work to be … Continue reading