Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass Eco-Rep Program promotes alternate recycling

By Taylor C. Snow

December 9, 2012

On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, the University of Massachusetts Eco-Rep Program stationed 63 of its members in dorm lobbies collecting alternate recyclables: items not suitable for the single-stream recycle bins, yet...

Bike to the Beat concert promotes sustainability

By Jessica Sacco

March 3, 2011

For the University of Massachusetts Eco-Rep members, powering up a concert may have broke a sweat, but didn’t break the electric bill. In an effort to raise awareness about utilities conservation, primarily concerning wastes of electricity and water, the 37 students in the Eco-Rep Program host...

UMass ranks among nation’s greenest universities

By William Perkins

September 22, 2010

Three colleges in the Pioneer Valley have been listed among the most environmentally friendly schools in the nation, one being the University of Massachusetts. UMass, Hampshire College and Smith College have all been included in The Princeton Review’s “Guide to 286 Green Colleges...