Green Resources

Links to a wealth of information related to sustainability and conservation.
Campus Organizations
Eco-Reps are student environmental leaders in each residence hall working with Campus Life, CAs, and SGA to raise environmental awareness through the residential life program.
Guides/Best Practices
By taking personal responsibility for the environment we can all make a difference. The following guides from the Environmental Studies Program and the Office of Campus Life are available as a PDFs.
Green Living Guide

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle; Transportation; Energy Conservation; Green Computing; Laundry, Dining
Green Purchasing Guide
Buy Green; Pack Green; Pack Light; Get Involved
Green Commuting Guide
Ride Boards and iBikes and Jitneys

The Environmental Advisory Group issued a report on sustainability initiatives covering the 2011-12 academic year. (164K PDF)

Outreach and Education
Colby's Environmental Advisory Group (EAG) provides a framework through which members of the Colby community can bring environmental and sustainability issues and projects to the attention of the College. Click here to learn how to submit your idea for consideration.
2008 Colby College Oak Fellow Afsan Chowdhury taught a course titled Human Rights in Global Perspective. Students in the class completed three projects to raise awareness on the effects of climate change in Bangladesh. "Beyond the Classroom." (Video, 6 minutes)
Last Updated: 8/12/09 4:07 PM