Tag: green

  • Audio Postcard: Eco-friendly Fashion

    Audio Postcard: Eco-friendly Fashion

    Sustainability is a very fast growing topic at this point in time. People are focused on conserving more energy and reducing overall air pollution. For this project, we wanted to shed light on the topic of sustainability in regards to clothing. Sustainable clothing is being made at the highest quality whilst utilizing eco-friendly fibers. Melissa,…

  • Avella Remains 11th District Senator

    Avella Remains 11th District Senator

    Incumbent Tony Avella easily defeated the Green Party’s Paul Gilman on Nov. 4 in a landslide victory for the 11th Senate District in Queens. While the Green Party’s Gilman was hopeful during an interview with The Legislative Gazette last month, the incumbent easily held on to the seat, winning 92 percent of the vote according to The…

  • Scudder Hall Named Recycle Maniac!

    Scudder Hall Named Recycle Maniac!

    SUNY New Paltz played host to another successful RecycleMania challenge this past year. The RecycleMania challenge is a contest between residence halls to promote going green, as halls compete to properly dispose of recyclable material. This year’s RecycleMania challenge winner was Scudder Hall, as they recycled 2.94 pounds per person. Scudder Hall took home the…

  • Carbon Footprint: How to Reduce and How Students Reduce Theirs

    When asked about how important reducing carbon footprint is, David Kamerman, a third-year history major at SUNY New Paltz answered without hesitation. “It’s probably the most important thing you can do,” Kamerman said. “Other then breathing of course.” What is a carbon footprint? Sociology Professor Brian Obach, who has been working at SUNY New Paltz…

  • A Green Kind of Clean

    A Green Kind of Clean

    In a sea of Birkenstocks, local farmers markets and awareness-raising bumper stickers, it comes as no surprise to most that the community of New Paltz holds the environment in high regard. “Sustainability doesn’t take breaks, you know?” said Brian Pine, the director of Facilities Operations and Maintenance at SUNY New Paltz. The college uses all…

  • A Talk With Blues Traveler

    On Saturday, September 4, the first annual Hudson Valley Green Festival closed with an energetic performance by nationally acclaimed band Blues Traveler. The band is most well-known for their songs, “But Anyway,” “Run Around,” and “Hook.” Less known is their love for the Hudson Valley and efforts to leave behind a smaller carbon footprint. One…