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Students observe a table where two people are showing sustainable items.

SEAL celebrates sustainability with inaugural campus-wide garage sale

Catherine McKean, Arts & Life Editor May 8, 2023

On May 10, Washington and Lee University’s first ever faculty, staff and student campus garage sale will take place on Cannan Green. The sale is hosted by the Student Environmental Action League (SEAL),...

A painting, where a Black woman reaches for an orange, and a white woman lying on her lap gazes at the tree overhead. Both women are wearing patterned dresses.

Steinkraus raises environmental awareness with “Impossible Garden”

Anneliese Schneider, Staff Writer March 13, 2023

As part of Washington and Lee Museums’ Lunch and Learn Lecture Series, artist and professor Emma Steinkraus discussed her work, influences and ongoing concern with gender and the environment on March...

Many rows of solar panels form a cover over the middle portion of a parking garage top floor.

W&L launches new sustainability projects

Jenny Hellwig, News Editor February 8, 2023

The Office of Sustainability and Energy Education rolled out major sustainability initiatives this year, including a new solar project, a ban on plastic water bottles on campus, and a move away from fossil-fuel...

Kim Stanley Robinson talks climate change

Blake Ramsey, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

Science fiction author Dr. Kim Stanley Robinson answered questions about climate change, global collaboration and his book, The Ministry for the Future, in University Chapel on Nov. 10. Washington and...

Dining services’ use of compostable takeout containers and other safety precautions have lead to trash build-ups

Reduce, reuse, revamp: Compost in the time of coronavirus

Annalisa Waddick September 10, 2020
Dining facilities’ use of compostable takeout containers leads to trash build-ups and changes for the campus compost crew.
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