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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

Run for MCSG Sustainability Officer! 

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.

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Points of Intervention Panel 4/3

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.

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Campus Farmer's Network Workshop 4/7

Join students, faculty, and staff from schools throughout the Upper Midwest for networking, presentations, and conversations about the shared challenges and successes campus farmers and gardeners experience in our region.

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Sew Sustainable Event 3/22

Join us for a "Sew Sustainable" Event on Thursday, March 22nd from 8- 10pm in the Idea Lab. Bring torn clothes, and learn how to mend; bring an old T-shirt, and make a bag. 

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Gina McCarthy Reception 3/29

Gina McCarthy is a former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under President Obama and currently a Professor of Public Health Practice at Harvard. She is coming to campus to give a lecture about her experience and the current state our environmental protection programs.

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Water Bottle Ban

In 2011, Macalester banned selling plastic water bottles on campus. Accompanying this ban, Macalester installed many automatic water bottle filling stations around campus, which was funded by the Sustainability Office.

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Water Facts

The average family can waste 180 gallons per week, or 9,400 gallons of water annually, from household leaks. That's equivalent to the amount of water needed to wash more than 300 loads of laundry.

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Come Celebrate With Us!

On February 20th, the Sustainability office will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary in the Snail Gallery. There are many reasons to celebrate the Sustainability office! 

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