Upcoming Events and Projects!

Hey Oles! This Thursday April 16th is Quiet Day, a day for students to take time to reflect on how we can shape fulfilling, sustainable living habits for ourselves. There will be casual events going on all day, so we hope you have the time to join us for some...

SustainAbilities Update!

Hey Oles! We have been working hard on planning some fun and interesting events for you! We are working on some informational posters about greenwashing, paper towel usage, alternative energy, and the state of sustainability at St. Olaf. These posters will be...

12 Days of Sustainability: Energy Usage

Much of the electricity we use at St. Olaf comes from coal, the cheapest and most polluting electricity source. Coal is directly linked to global warming, acid rain, asthma, the destruction of Appalachian lands, and mercury poisoning. Roughly 50% of St. Olaf’s carbon...