The Ebbtide

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

The Grass Isn't Always Greener

Jordan Ghita

May 19, 2019

SUSTAINABILITY OR MARKETING SCHEME? The fashion industry is responsible for 10 percent of the global carbon footprint, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Furthermore, the EPA estimates that the average American will throw away about 81 pounds of clothing this year. All of this 81 pound loa...

Green Sleeves

Green Sleeves

Nova Clark

May 19, 2019

EXPERTS TALK ETHICAL FASHION In an increasingly environmentally-conscious world, what more can be done to help the planet? It just so happens that one of the answers can be found inside your own closet. Today, it feels as though the fashion industry favors quantity over quality. This decline of stan...

Making More Use of Consumables

Elizabeth Joyce

March 16, 2019

We all know about recycling, but what about the other R’s: reduce and reuse? Reducing and reusing items cuts down on consumerism and keeps even more items out of the landfill. Consider these ways to reduce your carbon footprint and most likely save money along the way. Buy Recycled or Used: If you ...

Paper from Popullation

Forming the water lily fibers into paper. Photo: Esteban Silva

Elizabeth Joyce

November 21, 2018

A DISCUSSION ON ART AND THE ENVIRONMENT A selection of posters from the studio of Mexican artists Esteban Silva and Tania Dominguez is currently on display in the SCC art gallery. The married couple’s work focuses on raising awareness about the environmental hazard that is affecting Lake Pátzcuaro, Mexi...

Green Movement = Green Bins

June 22, 2018

LACK OF COMPOST DOESN'T ADD UP Garbage and recycling bins are widely available across campus. However, there are only a few compost bins, and they’re all in the same place. In the PUB, bins come in threes, with the green compost bin alongsideu the blue recycling and black garbage containers. Once...

Vandals in the Forest

An unauthorized bike trail is damaging SCC's restoration area.

June 8, 2018

RESTORATION AND DESTRUCTION IN SCC’S “FOREST LABORATORY” For several years, there has been an unauthorized bike trail in SCC’s restoration area, located behind the soccer field. About 20 years ago, SCC biology instructor Matthew Loper said he was approached by an organization called Mid-Sound Fishe...

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