Lewis & Clark makes a different kind of honor roll

Lewis & Clark College earned kudos for its myriad sustainability efforts.

Portland's Lewis & Clark College has landed green-college honors from the Princeton Review.

The school is one of 22 institutions is among only 22 schools to make the publication’s 2014 Green Rating Honor Roll. The listing notes sustainability-related practices, policies and academic offerings.

The Princeton Review noted that all new Lewis & Clark buildings must be LEED Gold certified and that all of its electricity comes from renewable sources.

The school also sources about 25 percent of the food it serves on campus from local suppliers and sponsors a student bike-sharing program.

Some 3,500 undergrads and grad students attend Lewis & Clark.


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