Sustainability

Student Successfully Lobbies for Composting Change

Please note: A small typo in our newsletter resulted in an incorrect link. In order to read about Liz Blum’s work on homelessness, please click here. Thanks in large part to the efforts of the Sodexo sustainability intern at Ripon College Kaitlyn Welzen ’15, and a number of Ripon College faculty and staff members, Ripon College will soon be able… Continue reading

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Bicycling for Earth Week and Beyond

As Ripon College continues to celebrate Earth Week, Ric Damm, head coach of the Red Hawks cycling team, is encouraging Ripon faculty, staff, students and alumni to carry the momentum of the cause throughout the summer by riding a bicycle. According to Damm, the 2013 National Bike Challenge is a free and fun program to help people across the United… Continue reading

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Video: Tree Planting for Earth Week

Ripon College students, staff from Sodexo, and Samara Hamze, Coordinator of the President’s Sustainability Initiative work together to plant trees during Earth Week.

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Earth Week 2013 Events

The Ripon College community will celebrate Earth Week starting on April 20th with a series of events to celebrate the College’s commitment to environmental sustainability: Saturday, April 20 5k Trail Run in the Prairie 10:30am Registration; 11:00am Start Ceresco Prairie In honor of Earth Week, the Environmental Group of Ripon (EGOR) and Ripon Outdoor Club (ROC) will be hosting a… Continue reading

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One Mug at a Time

The Environmental Group of Ripon (EGOR) has teamed with Sodexo Food Services on campus to provide incentives for students to reduce their consumption of paper. Students who bring their own re-usable mugs to the “We Proudly Serve Starbucks” coffee shop in Pickard Commons will be entered in a raffle. Prizes include gift cards, stainless steel water bottles and other enticements.… Continue reading

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