Archive for December, 2011

12.13.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

  It’s the Most Sustainable Time of the Year   Christmas has become a holiday filled with consumption and wasteful practices. But, we can make small, simple changes to help us conserve energy and waste less resources. Here are some tips for having a green Christmas this year. Christmas Lighting Instead of using incandescent lighting ...

Deck the Halls…With Sustainability

12.13.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

Christmas is a great time to express your own creativity and style. There are so many different decorations you can get in stores, but there are even more that you can make yourself. Making your own Christmas decorations can be fun and it is a great opportunity to add your own creative flare to the ...

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

12.13.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

Stressed about what to get your loved ones this Christmas? Don’t fret! Buy your friends and family eco-friendly gifts this year, they’re fun, practical, and good for the enviornment! Gifts made of cotton, silk, hemp, or wood: all of these materials are natural and renewable, and your loved ones are sure to enjoy their durability! ...

Biodiversity (Merit point)

12.06.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

 Preserving New England’s Biodiversity Merit Point Program   When?         Wednesday, December 7th at 7:00p.m.  Where?        Science Center Room 124 (Evolution Lab)  What?           The Center for New England Wildlife will be present to educate students, faculty and staff about the importance of preserving biodiversity through discussion and hands on interaction.  ** Hold and take a picture with your favorite animal ...

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree!

12.03.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

  Now that the holiday season is well underway, beautiful evergreen trees are being cut from tree farms all over the United States so that we can place the ultimate Christmas decoration, the Christmas Tree, in our homes for anytime from 1-4 weeks. Although Christmas trees are wonderful decorations and really help the Christmas spirit ...