• Urine-Luck: The Theatre Department Practices Sustainability

    The theme of the Urinetown certainly got the cast and crew of the play thinking as they focused their efforts on bringing sustainability into all aspects of the performance.  In relation to set development, 85% of the materials used were reused or recycled, this being wood, hardware, and rechargeable batteries for construction.  The department made …

  • Social Sustainability? What’s That?

    You have probably heard of environmental sustainability, and maybe even economic sustainability. But have you ever heard of social sustainability? The truth is, social sustainability is practically invisible in our culture. However, the impact social sustainability has determines the lives of those who will inherit the earth from us. Social sustainability involves community development, human …

  • The Sustainability Hall of Fame

    Presenting the Sustainability Hall of Fame! Take a look at all these Earlham students who are devoted to living sustainably!    

  • The Thorny Issue

    With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, all of us are rushing to the stores to buy flowers for our near and dear. What the majority of us is unaware of is that the United States of America imports nearly 70% of its flowers from Colombia, Kenya and other countries. Not only has this raised the carbon-footprint …