Close

Newsroom

May. 11, 2022

Spotlight on Seniors: Sylvie Alexander ’22 Finds Success Through Seaweed

Read More

Apr. 22, 2022

Tenth Annual Sustainability Fair Celebrates Earth Day

Read More

Apr. 8, 2022

Hayley Pierpont ’22 Earns Recognition for Olive Oil Packaging Design

Read More

Sustainability


May 11, 2022

Spotlight on Seniors: Sylvie Alexander ’22 Finds Success Through Seaweed

“The moment I learned about the possibility of climate mitigation through seaweed cultivation, it was like sparks went off,” Alexander says.

Read More
April 22, 2022

Tenth Annual Sustainability Fair Celebrates Earth Day

The fair will host a series of activities throughout the day, including a yoga class at noon and a jam-making session with fruits on campus.

Read More
April 8, 2022

Hayley Pierpont ’22 Earns Recognition for Olive Oil Packaging Design

Hayley Pierpont ’22 received a silver medal in the Packaging Design category of the 2022 LA International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition.

Read More
April 6, 2022

Spotlight on Staff: Lauren Ng, Sustainability Coordinator

Lauren Ng’s penchant for gardening followed her to the lush botany of Scripps as the College’s new sustainability coordinator.

Read More
March 16, 2022

Spotlight on Alumnae: Rebecca Zabinsky ’09 Works to Create Sustainable Proteins

Rebecca Zabinsky ’09 is a senior scientist at The EVERY Company, an organization whose mission is to create a sustainable, ethical approach to making protein. 

Read More
February 3, 2022

Scripps Student Garden Cultivates Crops and Community

Sophie Perry, an environmental science major, and Sophie Navratil, a media studies major, are co-coordinators of the Scripps Student Garden, a club that cultivates these crops at weekly meetings and hosts events aimed at growing students’ knowledge of sustainable environmental practices on and off campus.

Read More
November 8, 2021

Olive Harvest’s Return Creates Organic Space for Education, Community, and Sustainability

On November 5, Scripps hosted its traditional Olive Harvest, an event that furthers the College’s sustainability efforts by utilizing the campus’s edible plants as a food source. More than 200 students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding Claremont community harvested approximately 700 pounds of olives.

Read More
October 7, 2021

Sustainable Outdoor Classrooms Balance Safety, In-Person Instruction

By Lauren Mar ’25 Scripps’ nine new outdoor classrooms are a staple of the adjustments that the College has made to align with Los Angeles County’s COVID-19 protocols and ensure the health and safety of the Scripps community. Arranged on Alumnae Field and Jaqua Quad and equipped with monitors, fans, Wi-Fi, floors, and tented ceilings, […]

Read More
August 5, 2021

Maya Edstrom ’22 Designs Sustainable Clean Water Technologies

“I used to think of ‘the environment’ as something around us and outside of us, but the reality is that we are incredibly interconnected,” says Edstrom. “My classes aren’t just about using sustainable materials and building practices, they’re very focused on creating resilient communities through physical design.”

Read More
February 14, 2020

Lightning in a Bottle: Scripps’ Olive Oil Wins at International Competition

Scripps’ olive oil has won a bronze medal award at the 2020 Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition. The label, designed by Scripps staff member Christine Olbrech, administrative assistant for the Office of Information Technology, also won a bronze medal for package design.

Read More