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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

UVM launches new sustainability plan, following failure to meet past goals

UVM launches new sustainability plan, following failure to meet past goals

Nicole Hardy, Cynic News Reporter October 27, 2021

The Office of Sustainability released updated goals for this year in an Oct. 18 email to the UVM community following the University’s failure to adhere to its original Climate Action Plan. Although...

Different beverages for sale in plastic bottles sit in coolers in Redstone Marketplace, Nov. 20. A University-wide ban was enacted in 2013 to ban the sale of plastic water bottles.

Plastic water bottle ban remains sore spot

Maryann Makosiej, Cynic News Reporter December 6, 2019

Despite six years passing since UVM banned the sale of bottled water, the ban’s origin and impact remains controversial. The ban, intended as an act of investment into local water, may have caused students...

Clean Energy Fund to get financial facelift

December 1, 2016

The Clean Energy Fund is being restructured to have students more involved in choosing what projects the money goes toward. The CEF is funded by a $10 contribution included in the cost of...

Clean Energy Fund struggles to complete review

November 12, 2015

The UVM Office of Sustainability is reviewing its progress in completing one of the University’s green initiatives. However, this project is behind schedule.The office is using the Clean Energy Fund,...

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