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Renewable and compostable straws in East Side Dining. SARA RUBERG/ THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook dining halls turn away from single-use plastics

Alek Lewis October 25, 2019
Stony Brook University’s campus dining program launched a sustainable dining initiative last spring to reduce waste in dining halls.
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50 years forever wild: Looking back on the Ashley Schiff Preserve

50 years “forever wild”: Looking back on the Ashley Schiff Preserve

Brianne Ledda, Margaret Osborne, and Taylor Beglane October 11, 2019
When Stony Brook University decided to bulldoze the tallest conifer tree on campus in the 1960s, political science professor Dr. Ashley Schiff chained himself to its trunk.
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Suffolk County legislature passes microbead ban

Suffolk County legislature passes microbead ban

Rebecca Liebson October 18, 2015
Suffolk County legislators unanimously passed a bill on Oct. 6 banning the sale of personal care products containing microbeads.
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