Breaking Down the Basics

May 5, 2011 Katherine Speller 0

All last week, environmentally-minded residents of New Paltz gathered across campus for Sustainable Action Week. According to the event’s description, the goal of Sustainable Action Week was to understand how everyday consumption connects to larger problems of food production, water privatization, energy use and to promote the sustainable options available to students. The week long event dedicated several programs over the seven days to different lectures, rallies, workshops and movies related to sustainable living. While the event had a strong show […]

Community Prepares for First Sustainable Action Week

April 14, 2011 Maeve Halliday 0

Community members will be able to participate in the first Sustainable Action Week from Monday, April 25 to Sunday, May 1. Spearheaded by second-year student Melanie Glenn, Sustainable Action Week is an event which seeks to educate people about their impact on the environment and the benefits of sustainable living. The event was put […]