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Editorial: Sustainability at IC continues to deteriorate

By | Feb 16, 2022

we have since seen a deteriorating culture of sustainability at the college. This swift shift from environmentalism to economics is harmful


City of Ithaca to become 100% decarbonized by 2030

By | Nov 18, 2021

The City of Ithaca found itself on the national stage Nov. 4 as the city announced the approval of a plan to decarbonize all of its buildings by 2030.


Discussion series event focuses on Ithaca Green New Deal

By | Nov 3, 2021

Members of the Ithaca community engaged in a virtual conversation Nov. 1 to talk about climate justice and the implementation of the Ithaca Green New Deal.


Culture around environmentalism increases at Ithaca College

By | Sep 29, 2021

The culture of environmentalism has seeped into life at Ithaca College — from the clothes that students wear to the water bottles they use.


Earth Fest Promotes Student Businesses and Sustainability

By The Ithacan | Apr 27, 2021

IC Eco Reps, South Hill Forest Products and several student artists held Earth Fest on April 21 as a precursor to Earth Day.


COVID-19 results in single-use plastic increase at IC

By | Apr 15, 2021

The college has replaced some reusable utensils with single-use plastics as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.


At the ReUse Center, second-hand objects find a home

By | Apr 5, 2020

The Ithaca ReUse Center is a nonprofit organization that showcases second-hand items. The shop is closed until further notice due to COVID-19.


Students research sustainability of cosmetics

By | Feb 26, 2020

Two Ithaca College seniors have been selected to present their research project, “Not-So-Clean-Cosmetics,” at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research.


Local organization redistributes food to community

By | Jan 21, 2020

Friendship Donation Network’s goal is to redistribute perishable items — gathered from various local food chains to eliminate food waste.


Commentary: Shopping locally strengthens community connection

By | Oct 30, 2019

Making the conscious decision to shop locally has far-reaching benefits that popular online and chain stores just don’t offer


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.