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Green Leaders investigate food waste

Green Leaders investigate food waste

Nolan Bishop

November 20, 2014

Members of Whitman's Green Leaders program are currently investigating ways to increase environmentally conscious practices in cooperation with Bon Appétit in Whitman's dining halls and cafes. In recent weeks, Green Chief Officer Jacob Frei and other members of Whitman's Green Leaders met with Bon Appétit...

Why Are You Green: Whitman Community Reflects on Environmentalism

Why Are You Green: Whitman Community Reflects on Environmentalism

Anna Zheng

April 1, 2014

It's no question that many people at Whitman are environmentally conscious of their environment and how much waste they generate. However, the question is why? The Pioneer takes a moment to ask Whitman community members to reflect on how environmentalism touches their lives. Margo Heffron, first-year P...

Green Leaders to Install Dual-Flush Toilet System in Anderson

Green Leaders to Install Dual-Flush Toilet System in Anderson

Elise Tinseth

October 31, 2012

This winter break, campus Green Leaders hope to push one of the oldest buildings on campus toward a more sustainable future by installing dual-flush toilet systems in Anderson Hall. Modeled after a past project in the Reid Campus Center, the new project will change all flush systems in Anderson to a dual-flush system that saves water by flushing different...

Green Fun Run encourages eliminating waste

Green Fun Run encourages eliminating waste

amyhasson

April 26, 2012

Whitman's Green Leaders, a group of students on a quest to decrease the Whitman community's carbon footprint, hosted an environmentally-friendly fun run on Saturday, April 21 in honor of Earth Day. In an effort to minimize waste, the event had no paper registration or advertisements, no awards, no...

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