Sustainability at Reed

Past Events at Reed

The Green Science Project is “going to the movies” on Friday, March 5 at Bio 019 at 5:30 p.m. to watch Food, Inc.. The movie takes a close (and sometimes difficult) look at industrial food production in the U.S. and was nominated for an Academy award in the category of Best Documentary Feature.

What do tomatoes have to do with slavery? How does your cheeseburger contribute to climate change? How can poultry production threaten your health? How does Bon Appetit drive market changes toward sustainability? Learn the story behind the food Wednesday February 24, 2010. Read more.

canyon day imageCanyon Day
Canyon Day occurs twice a year at Reed, and focuses on protecting and restoring the natural vegetation to make the Reed canyon a better habitat for urban wildlife. View a video on canyon day.


campus imageSeptember Bike Commute Challenge
The Bike Commute Challenge is a friendly competition—workplace against workplace—to see whose employees can bike to work more during the month of September. It’s fun, it’s free, and it’s a reason to ride your bike. Read more.


dorm energy imageDorm Energy Conservation Competition Winners
Greenboard (and the Reed community) extends its heartiest congratulations to the Farm House, Canyon House, and New Dorms (Grove), winners of the 2009 Power Struggle, Reed's third annual dorm energy conservation competition. Read more.


blum imageEnvironmental Alum at Reed
Arlene Blum '66 founded the Green Science Policy Institute, which links academic scientists with policy opportunities, and provides research to help industries become more sustainable in their materials processes. View lecture.

Reed Union on Sustainability
February 10, 2009. Read details.

Sustainable Transportation Solutions Summit
February 5, 2009. Read details.