Shrinking Footprints: Sustainability at Carleton College

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How Do You Define Sustainability?

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 12:00pm

Sustainability is a flexible term that is widely used in society today.  However, one must be careful when using it because the word has different meanings in different contexts.  This article looks at the difference between environmental sustainability and economic sustainability.

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Carleton at AASHE

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 11:07am

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference was held in Minneapolis, MN this year and many Carleton students attended some sessions.  Carleton was also represented by students and staff who presented at this conference.  Read the article to learn more about the conference and what students took away from it.

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Shooting for Zero

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 9:26am

This is a reflection on the Students for Zero Waste Conference which was attended by 5 Carleton students.  At this conference the students networked and learned about new ideas to promote zero waste on Carleton's campus.

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