Sustainability (page 5)

April 18, 2014

Creative Sustainability: Scripps Students Convert Used Books into Works of Art

Scripps College students Izzy Hendry ‘14 and Andrea Mackey ’17 ranked among the top three winners of this year’s third-annual RE:BOOK, a repurposed paper art contest sponsored by The Claremont Colleges Library.

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March 18, 2014

Scripps College Student Wins Napier and Davis Peace Awards

A Napier Initiative Award gives Karen Castro-Ayala ’14 the opportunity to tackle issues of food and environmental justice in her home state of Washington.

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October 24, 2013

The 2013 Olive Harvest

When 85 Scripps community members gathered last fall to harvest the olive trees outside the Humanities Building, no one anticipated the difference their work would make. One year, 750 bottles of olive oil, and one “Best of Show” award from the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil competition later, they’re expanding the work to something greater.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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February 22, 2012

Sustainable Farming

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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