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Some grocery stories are no longer allowing shoppers to use reusable bags as a preventative measure against the spread of the coronavirus.

Changing habits related to coronavirus pandemic offer reasons for hope in fighting climate crisis

April 7, 2020

Worldwide, the human response to the coronavirus pandemic has led to a decrease in emissions from the burning of fossil fuels and the human activities that negatively impact the environment. While the decr...

Feel zero guilt after shopping at zero-waste, vegan pop-up

Feel zero guilt after shopping at zero-waste, vegan pop-up

September 13, 2019

BIDE Market is the newest, one-time pop-up shop coming to Wicker Park, becoming Chicago’s first sustainable, plastic-free, vegan and cruelty-free pop-up market. The free market will take place Se...

Carter announces final recommendations, holds listening forum

By Lindsey Woods

May 26, 2012

By Heather Schroering and Lindsey WoodsWith only one step left in the year-long prioritization process before implementation, President Warrick L. Carter published his program recommendations in a 98 page document called "Blueprint for Action" to Columbia's website on May 22.While some of the document was similar to the previous Academic Team's "One Columbia" recommendations, some of Carter's suggestions were incongruent ...

Recycling refashioned

By Samuel Charles

March 28, 2011

Columbia’s focus on sustainability has increased in recent years with the hosting of the annual GreenTown Conference and efforts to raise awareness of the college’s recycling program. But now, with a new exhibit on display at the A+D Gallery, 619 S. Wabash Ave. Building, Columbia students are exploring the idea of reusing materials to create art.The “Zero Waste: Fashion Re-Patterned” gallery, on display until April 1...

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