This Guide is designed to provide resources to help you incorporate the concepts and principles of whole systems sustainability into your life and work at Colby-Sawyer. We hope that these tools empower you to participate in our campus-wide GreenROUTES initiative to eliminate our greenhouse gas emissions, integrate sustainability into our curriculum and overall educational experience, and achieve our shared vision of personal well-being, social justice, financial security and environmental stability for ourselves and our larger global community.
The MDC library has several online specialty encyclopedias that offer background information on the topic of sustainability.
The Sustainability Teaching and Academic Resources Committee (STAR) loves to read...here are some of their favorite books about whole systems sustainability:
NWEI's hallmark program is a series of discussion courses available for small groups anywhere in North America. The courses provide an enjoyable, supportive setting in which to examine personal values and habits, engage in stimulating conversation, create meaningful community, and consider ways to take action towards creating a more sustainable future.
The library at Colby-Sawyer has booklets for several Discussion Courses available for check out. If you are interested, please contact Jen White, Campus Sustainability Coordinator.