Campus Sustainability Series

October 16, 2013

Scripps College Hosts 2nd Annual Olive Harvest on Oct. 25

Scripps College invites all interested volunteers to gather at the “Olive Walk” next to the Edwards Humanities Building, 981 N. Amherst Ave., on Oct. 25 from 8 a.m. to noon for its second annual olive harvest.

April 4, 2013

Scripps College Olive Oil Wins “Best of Show”

This year’s Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition awarded Scripps College “Best of Show” for its entry in the domestic, delicate category.

April 3, 2012

2nd Annual Green Fair

Join faculty, students, and staff for a picnic on Elm Tree Lawn as we celebrate the second annual sustainability fair April 6, 2012!

February 22, 2012

Sustainable Farming

Julia Howard '14 is cultivating a unique cash crop this year at Scripps College – cardboard.

October 10, 2011

Scripps College Goes Green

Scripps College takes a stand against plastic waste with the installation of EZH2O bottle-filling stations, bottle-filling stations that can be used to refill water containers and eliminate plastic waste.

March 7, 2011

Brown is the New Green

How does Lola Trafecanty, Scripps College’s director of grounds, keep Alumnae Field lush and green during the cold winter months? She doesn't – and it's all in the name of sustainability.

April 13, 2010

Sowing the Seeds of Social Activism – One Intern at a Time

Megan Westgate 02 leads a dedicated group of Scripps students and alumnae in promoting sustainable organic agriculture.

July 27, 2009

Energizing the Community

Pepsi-Cola has awarded two groups led by Scripps students a collective $20,000 for their efforts to cultivate community-driven projects as part of the Mountain Dew 'Energize Your Community' Contest.

April 18, 2008

“Greening Your Office 101″ With Sustainability Consultant Alex Szabo

Alex Szabo, founder of the The Green Office, will present a special lunch talk, "Greening Your Office 101" on Thursday, April 24, at noon in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons, Scripps College. The event is free and open to the public.

April 20, 2006

Dr. Jeffrey B. Sachs: "Doing Good in the World: Post 9/11 Challenges"

Widely considered to be the leading international economic advisor of his generation, Jeffrey Sachs has, for more than 20 years, been in the forefront of the challenges of economic development, poverty alleviation, and enlightened globalization, promoting policies to help all parts of the world to benefit from expanding economic opportunities and wellbeing. He is also one of the leading voices for combining economic development with environmental sustainability, and as Director of the Earth Institute leads large-scale efforts to promote the mitigation of human-induced climate change.