Tag: Krista Bailey

No cap: you’re not recycling properly

By: Mira Costello Co-Editor    It’s easy to throw your water bottle in the blue recycling bin – and if you do, that’s great! You’re keeping a little more plastic from the landfill. But did you know you should be recycling your bottle cap separately?    Plastic water bottles are made of polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, which

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Sustainability Club to host first meeting of 2021

By: Alyssa Foster Co-Editor-in-Chief    The IU South Bend Sustainability Club will be holding their first meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 13.     The meeting will be held at 4pm, though a location has not yet been determined.     All students are able and encouraged to attend the meeting. Those in attendance will enjoy food and conversation with other

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Center for a Sustainable Future hosts virtual pollination event

By: Alyssa Foster Staff Writer The IU South Bend Center for a Sustainable Future hosted a “Planting for Pollinators” event on Thursday through a live stream. The event lasted just under 45 minutes and provided viewers with information on pollinators and why they play such important roles.  IU South Bend is currently one of 11

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IU South Bend receives STARS designation

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu IU South Bend became the first regional IU campus to receive a Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System designation (STARS). The STARS designation is achieved through reports given to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. The award provides schools with a way to gain recognition for

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Chancellor Susan Elrod brings more life to campus with tree planting ceremony

By: TAYLOR HILL Staff Writer tarehill@iu.edu With sunny fall weather as the backdrop, three winter king hawthorn trees were planted in the green between Wiekamp Hall and the Administration Building at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, October 9. These trees will be joining other winter king hawthorns on campus. The trees can be identified in part

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Volunteer as tribute at the Garbage Games

By: HENRY FREESE Staff Writer hefreese@iu.edu Our environment is at stake. Do you volunteer as tribute? The Center for a Sustainable Future will host the first annual “Garbage Games” on campus, located in the Student Activities Center (SAC)… The event will start at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. The “Garbage Games” will have

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Center for a Sustainable Future combats climate change

Correction In our Jan. 23 issue, we said that the Center for a Sustainable Future “has been conducting research to assist farmers in creating new and efficient ways to farm.” In fact, this research should have been attributed to Purdue University as well as the Environmental Resilience Institute at IU Bloomington. The Center continues to

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