35 Companies Attend Sustainable Vendor Show

John Duch, the eastern commercial regional manager of Pentel, based in Ontario, Canada, shows pens and marker options to Doug Allen, at right, assistant to the facilities manager, and Don Albert, in back, facilities manager for the Chemistry Department during the second annual Sustainable Vendor Show Jan. 14 in Beckham Hall. About 35 vendors attended the event to show off their eco-friendly products and offer samples to the Wesleyan attendees.

John Duch, the eastern commercial regional manager of Pentel, based in Ontario, Canada, shows pens and marker options to Doug Allen, at right, assistant to the facilities manager, and Don Albert, in back, facilities manager for the Chemistry Department during the second annual Sustainable Vendor Show Jan. 14 in Beckham Hall. About 35 vendors attended the event to show off their eco-friendly products and offer samples to the Wesleyan attendees.

Tom McCarthy, left, a representative for ADMA in North Attleboro, Mass., shows products to, from back, Jeff Sweet, facilities manager for Physical Plant; Deb NAME, TITLE; Linda Shettleworth, administrative assistant for the Astronomy Department; and Ron Gordon, manager of animal facilities. The event was sponsored by the Purchasing Department.

Tom McCarthy, left, a representative for ADMA in North Attleboro, Mass., shows products to, from back, Jeff Sweet, facilities manager for Physical Plant; Deb Henry, facilities manager in Physical Plant - Facilities; Linda Shettleworth, administrative assistant for the Astronomy Department; and Ron Gordon, manager of animal facilities. The event was sponsored by the Purchasing Department.

Margaret Liebig, left, a sales executive with 3M Office Supplies Division in Parsippany, NJ, speaks to Dianne Meredith, lab coordinator for the Biology Department, and Jeff Gilarde, director of scientific imaging, about 3M's paper products. All attendees were given a recycled-material bag to tote their samples in.

Margaret Liebig, left, a sales executive with 3M Office Supplies Division in Parsippany, NJ, speaks to Dianne Meredith, lab coordinator for the Biology Department, and Jeff Gilarde, director of scientific imaging, about 3M's paper products. All attendees were given a recycled-material bag to tote their samples in.

Scott Liscomb, territory sales manager for Workrite Ergonomics in Petaluma, Calif., talks with Maureen Snow, administrative assistant for the Hughes Program in the Life Sciences and accounting specialist for the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department, about a sustainable desk lamp that has 50,000 hour LEDs.

Scott Liscomb, territory sales manager for Workrite Ergonomics in Petaluma, Calif., talks with Maureen Snow, administrative assistant for the Hughes Program in the Life Sciences and accounting specialist for the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department, about a sustainable desk lamp that has 50,000 hour LEDs. (Photos by Olivia Bartlett)