The Vermont Cynic

Move out mayhem

May 2, 2013

 Summer is lurking right around the corner and all that stands between UVM students and their freedom is finishing up finals and moving out of their dorms or off-campus apartments.In the past, move...

Make a difference and take ENVS187

April 27, 2013

At UVM, students have the opportunity to make a difference in more ways than one.From the water bottle ban and the spork program, to the bike users group and composting on campus, these sustainable projects...

Eco Reps Column

April 13, 2013

As of January 1st 2013, flat and flavorless bottled water was banned from being sold on the UVM campus. Us environmentalists have watched with smiles on their faces as water bottles have disappeared from...

Listen to the kids

April 10, 2013

Last week, at the request of a science teacher at Charlotte Central School, two Eco-RepsÑmyself and Senior Hayley SmallÑvisited three sixth grade classrooms to talk about the Eco-Reps program and what...

Hey baby, wanna spork?

February 7, 2013

It's time to spork over the metal utensils. Sporks - half spoon, half fork- can now be purchased at The Marketplace and Brennan's for $1 at the cash register using meal points, Cat$cratch, debit, credit...

Hey baby, wanna spork?

February 7, 2013

Its time to spork over the metal utensils.Sporks half spoon, half fork can now be purchased at The Marketplace and Brennans for $1 at the cash register using meal points, Cat$cratch, debit, credit or cash.Until...

Salary important in running Eco-Reps

October 31, 2012

The most recent farmers market on campus, an event coordinated and planned by Eco-Reps, was dampened slightly when a member of the SGA began to interrogate a young Eco-Rep about the value of her job on...

Eco-Ware makes cents

October 17, 2012

Next time you eat your favorite campus meal a flat wrap from New World Tortilla, a burger at Brennans or Charlies falafel consider the amount of waste that is produced from your lunchs packaging.Although...

Clean laundry goes green

October 3, 2012

Laundry. The very word can send students myself included into a state of dread at the thought of lugging their three-week-old pile of soiled and stained clothes down to the washing machines, especially...

Enviro-nerd finds beauty, practicality in composting

September 5, 2012

The word compost can often make the average person immediately cringe at the thought of rotting food scraps.The word may even be followed by other words such as disgusting, smelly or even and perhaps the...

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