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Sustainability Fair Highlights Student, Community Efforts

The second annual Sustainability Fair that was held in the Laird Room on Wednesday, Oct. 22, recognized efforts of student groups and community organizations that make strides in reducing environmental impacts. The fair was put on by the Office of Sustainability and coincided with National Campus Sustainability Day, an initiative started 11 years ago for campuses to celebrate the successes and challenges of becoming ... Read More »

Sustainability Ideas Could Help Meet Parking Demand

The Office of Sustainability is rolling out many ideas this semester, some of which could potentially lessen the need for parking when the new science building is constructed in 2015. Compared to other schools in the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Stevens Point has a very low parking fee. According to Sustainability Coordinator Dave Barbier, this affordability is what drives up ... Read More »

Sustainability in a Small City

The Center for the Small City organization held a four-part workshop seminar Wednesday open for the public to learn what is being done and what can be done individually to work towards a more sustainable future. This year’s event, titled Sustainability in a Small City, focused on sustainability on a small scale in an individual to community capacity. “The Center ... Read More »