Sustainability

Greenstock Festival Organizer Ellie Mersereau ’18 Finalizes Last Eco-Detail

After experimenting with turmeric and blueberries last year, festival organizer Ellie Mersereau ’18 was was ready this year to stew up blue, red, yellow, and purple dyes made from berries, spices, and vegetables.

Metro Breez Commuter Bus Service Underway Between Brunswick and Portland

A new transportation option is available for members of the Bowdoin community looking to travel between Brunswick and Portland. The Metro Breez commuter bus service operates 14 daily weekday roundtrips and six on Saturday.

Love Your Planet with a Green Living Commitment!

Have you ever wanted to know simple ways to live more sustainably here at Bowdoin? Take this survey to learn more, commit to green living, and win monthly prizes!

Environmental Activism Right Now, in the US and in Maine

“The environmental community will be strong and probably stronger after [Trump’s presidency],” Lisa Pohlmann said. “There will be hard-fought losses, no question about it. But state and local progress will happen no matter what.”

Maine Food, Compostable Ice Cream Dishes, Bike Tune-ups: It’s Earth Day at Bowdoin

Bowdoin Sustainability and Bowdoin Dining are celebrating Earth Day this year with outdoor yoga, live music, ice cream, free bike tune-ups, and a feast made from local ingredients.

Cue Lights! New LED Lamps Enhance Bowdoin’s Theatrical Offerings, And Save Money

The Bowdoin theater and dance department’s new LED lights use up to 90 percent less power than conventional stage lighting fixtures

New Insulation Project Promises Environmental and Financial Payback

The insulation work on 12 Bowdoin mechanical rooms is projected to save more than $80,000 a year in energy costs and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Perspectives from Bowdoin Professors on the New Climate Deal

We asked professors from different disciplines to weigh in on the new agreement among 195 nations to reduce global emissions in an attempt to save our planet from the worst effects of climate change.