New Waste Partnership Enhances Sustainability Efforts

Trash hauler

Ursinus has contracted with a new waste hauler to enhance sustainability efforts on campus, making it a Landfill-free campus.The new partnership is a step forward that will help the College more effectively manage its waste and reduce its environmental impact. Read More»


Studying Alternative Methods to Pesticides

Jamie Faselt 2015 and Phoenixia Rene 2017

When Cory Straub, Associate Professor of Biology, walks out into the fields of rolling alfalfa he notices the smallest things. Footsteps cause certain insects to scatter, among them, the tiny and very destructive Potato Leafhopper. Read More»


Sustainability Office Issues Tips for Summer

The end of the academic year is here and many students will be leaving campus for other locations. The Office of Sustainability has this message: “Even though you’re off campus, you can take sustainability with you!” Read More»


A Better Understanding of Urban Foraging

urban foraging

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Dr. Patrick Hurley joined with collaborator Dr. Marla Emery, a research geographer with the U.S. Forest Service, to give a presentation on their research examining urban foraging in the New York City area. Read More»