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Compostable Bed Sheets For UVA Orientations Help Whole Campus Go Green

Compostable Bed Sheets For UVA Orientations Help Whole Campus Go Green

A version of this article originally appeared on GreenMatters, a site dedicated to interesting news and topics regarding sustainability. Preparin...

College Students Need to Hear About These Laundry-Free Bed Sheets

College Students Need to Hear About These Laundry-Free Bed Sheets

This article was written by Emily McKeon, Writer at FreshU, and originally appeared on the Fresh U website which focuses on the new experiences of...

Being Environmentally Friendly Has Perks for Colleges and Universities

Being Environmentally Friendly Has Perks for Colleges and Universities

Did you know? According to Crain's Business, being environmentally friendly—like planting trees around campus, replacing light bulbs, and composti...

Here's How You Can Live More Sustainably on Campus

Here's How You Can Live More Sustainably on Campus

This article originally appeared in The News Record, University of Cincinnati's independent, student-run newspaper. Recycling and eco-friendly li...

Case Study: See How South Shore Hospital is Using Laundry-Free Linens®

Case Study: See How South Shore Hospital is Using Laundry-Free Linens®

According to the CDC, U.S. hospitals produce more than 5 billion pounds of laundry each year—which makes managing healthcare linens a never-ending...

Dealing with Bedbugs in College

Dealing with Bedbugs in College

This article was written by Gwen Elise, Author at Student Caffe, and originally appeared on the Student Caffe Blog, a place to explore real topics...

Did You Know? Hospital Bed Linens Could be a Source of Infection Even After Being Washed

Did You Know? Hospital Bed Linens Could be a Source of Infection Even After Being Washed

A new study published in the Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology journal will make you even more nervous about your next hospital stay. ...

Sustainable Tourism: It’s Not Just for Tree-Huggers! Go Local and Laundry-Free with Beantown Bedding

Sustainable Tourism: It’s Not Just for Tree-Huggers! Go Local and Laundry-Free with Beantown Bedding

As the movement toward sustainable tourism, eco-tourism, and conscious tourism gains momentum, travelers are packing, trekking, eating and sleepi...

College Students Save Time and the Planet by Living Laundry-Free

College Students Save Time and the Planet by Living Laundry-Free

This time of year college students fill the football stadiums, rush fraternities and sororities, and of course, study for exams—but they’re not ha...

Students, Sleep and Disposable Sheets

Students, Sleep and Disposable Sheets

A version of this article originally appeared on Wonkhe, a blog and think tank focused on Higher Education.   How do sleep patterns impact student...

Compost Communicator | Member Spotlight: Beantown Bedding

Compost Communicator | Member Spotlight: Beantown Bedding

A version of this article originally appeared in the USCC Fall Compost Communicator.   Compost Communicator recently sat down with the co-founde...

'Twas the Night Before Camp: A Mom's Take on Packing for Summer Camp

'Twas the Night Before Camp: A Mom's Take on Packing for Summer Camp

Joan Ripple, Co-Founder of Beantown Bedding, recounts packing up her kids for summer camp -- and the certain items she doesn't want to see return ...