Upon returning to campus this semester, students face several changes meant to contribute to Swarthmore College’s sustainability initiatives. In June, the college established a new goal: to become a zero waste campus by 2035 and transition to energy-efficient practices in the coming
From a Broken Promise, Glimmers of Hope Still Emanate: Swarthmore Pledges to Reach Carbon-Neutrality by 2035, But Why Does It Feel Like We Don’t Care?
imagine a lush garden fill your pockets with freshly torn grass so that you carry the burden of the Earth For the past couple of months, Magill Walk has been closed for construction. The exposed steel pipes perfectly bisecting the trees along
From the roles of the Green Advisors to the use of take-out containers at Sharples, each member of the Office of Sustainability has had their roles affected by the pandemic. Though many things remain the same, the office has made some changes
Given the impending climate crisis, many members of the Swarthmore community are concerned about sustainability. Changes in on-campus operations brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic have forced the Office of Sustainability, tasked with making Swarthmore a part of the solution to the