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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)

News

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

Linfield students volunteer over spring break Linfield Review Online, 8 April 2014

Making zero waste strategies achievable Linfield Review Online, 18 March 2014

Wildstock 2014 going to be a waste free event Linfield Review Online, 11 March 2014

Upcoming Events

Stuff Swap Fashion Show Wednesday, April 23rd. 12pm. Dillin Cafeteria

Bike Basics Workshop Thursday, April 24th. 3:30pm. Linfield Bike Co-Op

Earth Games Friday, April 25th. 4pm. IM Field

Local food BBQ Friday, April 25th. 5pm. Walker Courtyard