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U Of Vt. Celebrates Bottled Water Ban

An arch made with 2,000 empty plastic water bottles in the student center at the University of Vermont was dedicated Wednesday as a monument to the school's decision to end the sale of bottled water on the Burlington campus.

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To Stop Climate Change, Students Aim at College Portfolios

A group of Swarthmore College students is asking the school administration to take a seemingly simple step to combat pollution and climate change: sell off the endowment’s holdings in large fossil fuel companies. For months, they have been getting a simple answer: no.

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West Virginia U To Test Reusable To-Go Containers

West Virginia University is replacing foam to-go containers with more environmentally friendly, reusable cartons.

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Plugged In: University Of Michigan Installs 6 Charging Stations For Electric Cars

Anyone with a U-M permit, no matter the permit grade, can park at the stations of up to four hours for free, while others can pay to use the spaces.

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Consumers Energy Cuts Grand Valley State U $116,000 Check For Efficiency Upgrades

As part of an energy efficiency program, Grand Valley State University has received a $116,280 rebate check for purchasing two energy efficient air conditioning systems.

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Oklahoma State University Looks To Establish Eco-Village

Oklahoma State University officials are developing a new campus housing option designed to encourage residents to be more socially and ecologically aware. Known as an eco-village, the project will incorporate sustainable living and living in a socially integrated community.

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Pitzer College Teams Up With Robert Redford To Form Conservancy

The Claremont college partners with the actor and devoted preservationist to create the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability.

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Catholic University Adds Third Green Roof on Campus

LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System Selected for 1,488-Square-Foot Installation

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More Than $1 Million Saved By Energy Conservation At Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College has saved more than $1 million during the past two years by conserving energy and is on track to reduce 18.2 million gallons of storm water runoff with a water treatment system.

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