May 2017 eNewsletter

From the desk of OES:

Oberlin students at a past People’s Climate March (Mae Kate, far right)

Sustainability at Oberlin manifests itself in a lot of ways. There’s the flashy technology based side that the Environmental Dashboard/orbs embody, the myriad elements of green design and alternative energy across the campus, and the crowds of students and professors alike zipping around on bikes. And then there’s Ecolympics, a beautiful couple of weeks each year where the passion and drive that is so unique to the Oberlin community spills out into an amazing display of commitment and togetherness.
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April 2017 eNewsletter

From the desk of OES:

The Ecolympics banner hanging above College St.

I feel like I always start these saying that there is a lot going on. This month is an exception, in the sense that there is even moregoing on than usual. Oberlin Ecolympics 2017 kicks off this Friday, April 14. During this time, college dorms and co-ops and the city schools will compete to reduce their electricity and water use. At the same time, faculty/staff offices will be encouraged to reduce their consumption AND everyone is invited to the community events series. There will be approximately 30 events during the three-weeks of Ecolympics!
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