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Not to be out-greened

Colleges grow more Earth-conscious to lure students

From left, Bronwen Blaney, Liz Main, Lea Lupkin, and Scune Carrington selected produce at The Farmers' Market @ Harvard last Tuesday. Harvard dining halls also serve organic produce and compost food waste. From left, Bronwen Blaney, Liz Main, Lea Lupkin, and Scune Carrington selected produce at The Farmers' Market @ Harvard last Tuesday. Harvard dining halls also serve organic produce and compost food waste. (Globe Staff Photo / Pat Greenhouse)
By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / July 29, 2008

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Harvard pledged this month to slash its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2016. The University of New Hampshire became the first school in the nation this year to use landfill methane gas as its prime energy source. And the College of the Atlantic in Maine plans to open green dormitories with composting toilets in August. (Full article: 1029 words)

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