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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 23, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Students create virtual pop up thrift shop on Instagram

By | May 1, 2019

Rows of photos load onto the screen, each showing someone wearing a different article of clothing.

Retail dining locations on campus switch to compostable straws

By | Oct 8, 2018

Ithaca College will no longer be purchasing plastic straws for its on-campus retail locations. Instead, the plastic straws will be replaced with compostable ones.

Re-use rooms turn trash into treasure

By | Oct 3, 2018

Old VHS tapes, Halloween costumes, crock pots, shower caddies, an ancient TV, lamps and a plastic fish tank litter the tiny Take It Or Leave It room.

Editorial: College on track for more sustainable future

By | Sep 19, 2018

The Office of Energy Management and Sustainability should be applauded for the work it has done to accelerate the college’s progress toward its goal.

College’s carbon footprint projected to decline 45 percent

By | Sep 19, 2018

At the All-College Gathering on Aug. 23, Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado announced that the college’s carbon footprint is projected to drop by 45 percent this academic year. This decrease in overall carbon output is part of the college’s previous pledge to be completely carbon neutral by the year 2050.

Commentary: Littering spans across generations

By | Sep 18, 2018

I am not asking for anyone to put the wrongdoings of our generation onto themselves. I suggest only that we recognize the areas in which we negatively contribute and amend our actions accordingly.

Advocacy journalist speaks about climate change

By | Apr 16, 2018

Bill McKibben, influential environmental author, journalist and creator of 350.org, said activism is the most important tool in the fight against climate.

Editorial: Administration has clear sustainability commitment

By The Ithacan | Apr 11, 2018

While a Climate Action Plan Reassessment Team has been in place since 2017, it must make the current administration’s intentions for sustainability more clear.

Panel discusses solutions for campus sustainability issues

By | Apr 11, 2018

The panel discussion focused on identifying problems with student involvement in sustainability and talking about possible solutions.

CSA drop-off location to bring fresh produce to campus

By | Apr 3, 2018

CSAs are partnerships between farmers and consumers in which subscribers pay in advance for a share of a farm’s harvest.

Professor discusses sustainable development in Nicaragua

By | Apr 2, 2018

Smith presented his research on sustainable development in Nicaragua. His observational research focused on the rural community of Sabana Grande.

Senior and professor study plastic film recycling at IC

By | Mar 21, 2018

Recycling makes up 20 percent of the college’s waste stream, not including composting, whereas the national household average is 35 percent.