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Conveyor belt at Emersons Waste Management facility.

Emerson’s Waste Management facility highlights campus sustainability efforts

By Sasha Zirin, Assistant Living Arts Editor
February 22, 2023

Equipped with policy-mandated hard hats, neon vests, and glasses, a group of Emerson students toured the Waste Management facility in Billerica, Massachusetts, where Emerson College sends its trash and...

Emerson Colleges new campus sustainability manager, Jennifer Lamy. (Courtesy Jennifer Lamy)

Emerson welcomes Jennifer Lamy as new campus sustainability manager

By Maeve Lawler, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
February 16, 2022

Emerson has hired a new campus sustainability manager to direct the college’s climate policy, filling a vacancy that has lasted nearly two years.  Jennifer Lamy assumed the role on Jan. 24. The position,...

The banned chemical—R-22—is used in on-campus closed vessels such as refrigerants, coolers, and air-conditioning systems. Photo credit: Charles Wang

College plans to phase out “ozone-depleting” refrigerant over next ten years

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
January 28, 2020

The college plans to stop using ozone-depleting refrigerant chemicals over the next 10 years as part of a nationwide phase-out of the substance that started in 2010, according to college officials.The...

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