Sustainability

Hiking for Your Health and Happiness

Published: June 13, 2024 Whether you walk leisurely on a park trail or hike briskly through your tree-lined neighborhood or “saunter in the mountains” as naturalist John Muir did, you’re…

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Out on a Limb for Trees

Spring is in full bloom at Collington! Read this blog to learn more about Spring in the community.

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Solar Power Advancements and Initiatives at Kendal at Oberlin

Published: July 22, 2021 When it comes to sun facts, did you know: Since 2014, the average cost of solar PV (photovoltaic) panels has dropped nearly 70%; Solar panel efficiency…

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Values in Action: Environmental Sustainability

Published: April 27, 2022   Kendal at Oberlin, and Kendal Corporation’s other affiliates are independent and not part of, or sponsored by any religious or social institution, but they were…

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Happy Earth day

Sustainability is a Key Focus for Kendal

Sustainability has become a top priority for many communities and organizations, and Kendal Affiliates are no exception. Where You Live Matters writes, “Green building initiatives began about 20 years ago…

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Residents Enjoy Festival of Trees

At Kendal at Lexington, the air is filled with excitement as the holiday season gets into full swing. The anticipation of festivities hangs in the air, and this year, KaLex…

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Getting Started with Composting

Published: June 4, 2021 Making dirt makes a difference in our environment. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that in 2018, 2.6 million tons of food (4.1 percent of wasted…

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Sustainable Diet

Published: October 20, 2021 We hear a lot about the importance of eating healthy or following a diet low in sodium and fat and high in fruits and vegetables. So,…

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Bee keepers in gear

Saving the Bees at Barclay Friends

On a warm summer day, Barclay Friends residents and staff recently witnessed a swarm of honeybees flying outside the Wentworth meeting room in the Cotter building. As a community committed…

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