Winter 2019 Newsletter

Relationships With Nature Encourage A Responsibility To Be Sustainable

By Jojo Picone ’23 The Stillwater River, a channel of the Penobscot River, is well known to students at the University of Maine as a place to swim, raft, and relax when the weather is warm enough. Upstream is Orson Island and Indian Island that belong to the Penobscot Nation. The Penobscot Nation is one […]

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You’ll Bike Too!

By Victoria Currie ’20 Here in the Office of Sustainability, we’re encouraging you to put down your car keys and take the scenic route to where you need to be. Traffic getting to campus can be stressful. So why not save some gas money and start utilizing the more than ten miles of bike trails […]

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Gameday Recycling Scores a Touchdown

By Alyssa Bennett GR ’20 This fall, the Office of Sustainability teamed up with Athletics to compete in UMaine’s first ever Recyclemania Gameday Challenge. For the Gameday Challenge, colleges and universities compete to see who can recycle the most waste at a home football game. The Office of Sustainability enlisted the help of Green Campus […]

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