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Unity College is all about making life real. Real people doing real things that make a real difference. So, we invite you to be part of our active and environmentally aware community. The blogs listed below are hosted by Unity faculty, staff, students. Read, comment, and engage in conversation that will take you from Maine to the tropics of Dominica.

Unity College Sustainability Monitor
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 12:11 PM
The US spends $400 billion to power buildings each year, about 50% of the total energy use in the country.  Reducing energy waste in these buildings would save billions, reduce carbon dioxide emissions, create jobs, and reduce reliance on fossil fuel imports, not to mention increase resiliency for the economy and individual businesses by insulating them from energy price shocks such as the recent spike in natural gas prices.

The opportunity for campuses to model best practices is paramount...

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 9:48 AM

I found out today (for reasons I do not wish to tell the public) I will be leaving California soon. Which means I will be free to explore the job world. I can go wherever I want to go and apply to my dream job, finally! My first thought was back to Africa and my second thought was back to Hawaii, but when I think about it, why does it have to be somewhere I have already gone. My options are unlimited, I just have to research what all is out there. I really would love to find work in the...

Sustainability Thought and Deed
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:46 AM
Yesterday afternoon, 12 students and one instructor from PS 2003 Physics, Mechanics and Energy performed safety checks and pulled trouble codes on 55 student and staff vehicles, a record for this activity.

We checked lights, fluid levels, tire wear, and tire pressure. We also "pulled" check engine light "trouble codes" using a laptop-based code-puller device, and dispensed advice as to what to do about them.

Several more dangerous safety concerns were noted that would...