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Linfield College Sustainability
Linfield Community Garden Blossoms The Linfield community garden started in the fall of 2009 and continues today.
Sustainable Agriculture Intern Sofie Webster cleans some vegetables! Linfield provides internships for students interested in working on sustainability projects within the greater community. Learn More
Recycling/Composting Station The new recycling and composting bins that can be found around campus including in Elkinton, Frerichs, TJ Day, HHPA, Riley, and now Starbucks as a part of the Zero Waste Campaign.Learn More
Earth Week Game Show Winner of Spring 2013's Earth Week Game Show, an event meant to test individuals knowledge of sustainable practices! She encourages recycling.
Linfield Bike Co-op Linfield's Bike Co-op offers free service and repair to students bikes. Don't have one? No worries, you can use one from the bike co-op during the semester, made possible through Linfield's Sustainability Grant!
Linfield Farmer's Market Local farmer Barbara Boyer offers a ripe juicy pear to Alaire Hughey '17. Approximately 300 Linfield community members came out to support the market on September 3rd.Learn More
Orientation 2013 Linfield's Green Team got freshmen off to a sustainable start with engaging programs, educational lectures and the opportunity to compost and recycle at the freshman picnic.

Sustainability at Linfield connects our mission of Learning, Life and Community to the values of Environment, Equity and Economics. We acknowledge our role as an institution of higher education to foster a sense of global responsibility and educate our community as conscientious citizens. In order to live true to these values, Linfield seeks to implement practices that meet current needs while providing that future generations can meet their own needs. Linfield intentionally and responsibly balances these interests and values while incorporating sustainability into the mission of the college community. (continued)


New sustainability conference focused on 'The Good Life' Linfield News, 23 September, 2014

Linfield continues to move toward climate neutrality Linfield Review Online, 7 May, 2014

Earth week proves to be a success for students at Linfield Linfield Review Online, 29 April 2014

Linfield's Portland campus promotes sustainability Linfield Review Online, 17 April 2014

Upcoming Events

Linfield Garden Work Party 10am-1pm, Saturday, October 4th. Linfield Community Garden

The Good Life Conference Friday through Saturday, October 10th-11th. More info at

ENVS 298: Local Stewardship Applications Due 5pm, Friday, October 17th.

Linfield Garden Work Party 10am-1pm, Saturday, October 18th. Linfield Community Garden