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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

 Students working for the Office of Sustainability carry out Eco-Reps tasks. Photo by Maia Sperber / Beacon Staff

College to revamp Eco-Reps program

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
February 21, 2019

The college plans to reinstate Eco-Reps, students who promote on-campus sustainability, in fall 2019, a college official said. The Eco-Reps program went inactive after spring 2018, when the students...

According to the Sustainable Emerson Facebook page, Emerson’s recycling rate last spring ranked No. 141 out of 150 colleges and universities in the nation. • Abbey Finn / Beacon Correspondent

College seeks to redeem recycling and composting rates

By Kaitlyn Bryson
October 10, 2018

Emerson came in last place in a recycling competition against five other Boston colleges and universities last spring. This semester, the Sustainability Committee and Bon Appetit combined resources to...

Mass Green Summit brings environmental action to Emerson

By Gabriella Mrozowski
February 1, 2018

The college will host the third annual Mass Green Summit—a series of panels advocating for grassroots environmental action—as part of its seven-year promise to lower the college’s environmental impact....

College removes classroom trash bins to promote recycling

By Max Jungreis
October 12, 2017

Trash cans are being removed from classrooms all over the school. Sustainability Coordinator Amy Elvidge said it is part of a plan to make the school green and frugal.  Elvidge said she formed the idea...

The Emerson Food Cam is located in the lobby of Piano Row.
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Emerson Food Cam to alleviate college waste issue

By Allison Hagan
September 13, 2017

Sustainability Coordinator Amy Elvidge’s newest solution to food waste on campus is a community space where students can send photos of small quantities of extra food for the Emerson community to...

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