Sustainability in the News

All press releases related to sustainability at Luther.

Local foods dinner tour

Eight Luther students participate in eight-hour local foods tour/dinner

May 19, 2010

The best college education experiences do not always involve computers, books and classrooms. For most Luther College students, Sunday afternoon is a time reserved for homework, papers and studying. But, on Sunday, May 9, eight Luther students spent an afternoon participating in a local foods tour and dinner party hosted by Jason Skarin, a member of the Luther dining services staff.

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Luther signs land lease for wind turbine project site

May 18, 2010

Luther College took a major step forward with its wind turbine electrical generation project in May when the college signed the land lease agreement for the parcel of property on which the wind turbine is to be constructed.

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Potting party

Students hold potting party to add plants, improve air on campus

Feb. 26, 2010

More than 60 Luther College students participated in the Feb. 20 Luther Sustainability Potting Party, potting live clippings from campus plants in recycled containers for other students to grow in their residence hall rooms. The plants will improve air quality in campus living spaces and add a touch of beauty to student rooms.

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Luther campus printing significantly reduced using GoPrint

Feb. 15, 2010

The difference between using a resources wastefully or sustainably can sometimes be paper thin. Luther College has significantly reduced its printing paper use in the 2009-10 academic year due to the college’s implementation of the GoPrint print management solution in January 2009.    

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