Dockless bike-sharing has come to Minneapolis, Saint Paul area. LimeBike provides one of the leading Bikeshare services. This is a great way to stay sustainable in the twin cities for cheap!Read More
This summer, the Sustainability Office works replaced grass with pollinator friendly plants to promote pollinators on campus.Read More
This month, the Macalester EcoHouse established a student-run chicken coop. This new coop will provide opportunities for the Macalester community to learn how to care for chickens and the role they have in a more sustainable urban landscape and foodscape.Read More
In order to welcome students back on campus, the Sustainability Office organized campus sustainability day! This took place on Wednesday, September 12th and was a huge hit. This day included many fun activities such as:Read More
Cities are huge contributors to global warming, due to the large concentration of unsustainable living, unsustainable corporations and poor policy to regulate both. What can you do to limit your carbon footprint in a city?Read More
This summer, some Sustainability Office students worked hard to create a pollinator path on campus. These students planted pollinator friendly plants, therefore making Macalester a more pollinator friendly campus.Read More
This week, the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative published their new initiative to cut plastic waster in the Mississippi River 20% by 2020. This, in turn, will help lessen the amount of plastic in the ocean, helping marine ecosystems. This also will make drinking water safer.Read More
Did you know Macalester has its own biodiversity Gem? Macalester owns 300 acres of land 17 miles from campus on the Mississippi River. The many natural habitats found at Ordway Field Station include:Read More
Congratulations to the spring Green Star Award winners!
The results are in from Recycle Mania! Macalester College is #4 in the country for diversion rates, with a 78%!Read More
Traveling home by plane this summer? Be sure to travel sustainably! If you'd like to learn how to make public transportation to the airport and reduce your carbon footprint, instructions are below.Read More
On Tuesday, May 15th from 6:30 to 8, Lyla June will be speaking about the importance of culture and heritage.Read More
Earth week is coming up! From April 16th to the 22nd, there are a bunch of great events planned for Macalester students to celebrate Earth Week!Read More
There are many things one can to do both to live sustainably and to take care of themselves.Read More
On Friday, April 19, MacCARES and MCSG have organized a plant potting event! Come by the Old Main lawn to paint a pot and pot a plant to take home with you!Read More
On Tuesday, April 17th, Macalester has invited a dietician to campus to answer your questions.Read More
Curious about environmental justice in the Twin Cities?
Join us for six Virtual Toxic ToursRead More
Transition Town invites Mac students, staff and neighbors to come together, to create more resilient communities and work toward a more sustainable future.Read More
Run for MCSG Sustainability Officer!
Being Sustainability Officer is a awesome opportunity to self-initiate sustainability projects on campus while connecting with a variety of student orgs, administrative projects (Sustainability Office, Sustainability Advisory Committee, etc), staff and faculty.Read More
Join us in the Harmon Room on Tuesday, April 3, 4:45-6pm, for a presentation and brief discussion on ways to intervene in environmental destruction, and covering specific case studies of environmental activism across the U.S.Read More