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First step towards composting at Whitman

First step towards composting at Whitman

Rylee Neville, News Reporter

October 28, 2019

Just last week, Whitman students generated 2,000 pounds of waste at Cleveland Commons. This number comes from a waste audit conducted by the Sustainability Office and Bon Appétit, who measured the compostable, post-production waste that arose from meal times.  The waste audit was an initial ...

Elissa Brown: taking on campus sustainability

Elissa Brown: taking on campus sustainability

Kate Grumbles, News Editor

October 7, 2019

After former Campus Sustainability Coordinator Brandon Bishop’s departure last year, Whitman welcomed its third-ever campus sustainability coordinator in April of 2019 with the arrival of Elissa Brown. She holds the only full-time sustainability position at Whitman. The campus sustainability coordin...

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