Tag: Sustainability

Some notes from Lorey Duprey, our Dining Services Director, on highlights from today’s lunch: “Tuesday lunch we will be featuring burgers with all local products, including award-winning Raye’s mustard and Northern Girl veggie fries.  So come on in and enjoy your lunch.  Celebrate local foods with an all local burger lunch!” Our delicious lunch included: […]

If you’re a student or employee at Unity College, you’re also an AASHE member.  The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education maintains a robust resource center, manages the comprehensive Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), and provides valuable professional development and networking opportunities.  Importantly, AASHE has also recently established their Academic Commons — […]

Unity College is exploring commuter vanpool options for employees and committed students. Vanpool Benefits Save money – The vanpool will cost riders between $100 and $160 per month depending on your location and contract.  See table below for projected cost comparison. Reduce wear on your vehicle. Decrease emissions – emissions from employee and student commuting […]

The Sustainability Office will fill four work-study barn positions this fall. Eligible Unity College students can apply online here: http://goo.gl/1Pfipk Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the barn crew here at Unity College. If you are selected from our list of applicants, you will become part of a team that oversees the […]

Nearly three years after they committed to do so, the Obama administration is installing solar panels on the White House this week. The administration knows that this is an important symbol to an America desperate for climate leadership. In fact, we told them that in person when a crew of Unity College students teamed up […]

This week we fired up the third inverter and so the full three arrays of our library solar project (click link to read more about our unique Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with our partners at ReVision Energy). Installed in September, the 144-panel, 37.44 kW solar photo-voltaic system was just big enough to require some unforeseen upgrades […]

This post from new Barn Manager Meg Anderson with some brief details on campus animal planning. “First, I want to thank the Faculty and Staff for welcoming me back to my alma mater with open arms, I can’t imagine working in a place where I felt more at home than I do here at UC.  I […]