How to Go Green: Meetings and Events

As you plan your meeting or conference, think about the possible ways to reduce your environmental impact. These tips will help save money as well as resources. Registration & Meeting Materials Allow participants to register online or RSVP electronically. Communicate with participants by email as much as possible. Provide all meeting materials, or as many materials … More How to Go Green: Meetings and Events

How to Go Green: Recycling and Reducing Waste

A greener lifestyle is a lifestyle that creates less waste. These tips help you to start reducing the waste you produce and reduce the waste that enters the landfill by recycling. Recycling Recycling on campus There are several recycling bins on campus to deposit aluminum cans and plastic bottles. Bins are located near: Student Union, … More How to Go Green: Recycling and Reducing Waste

Spring Environmental Film Series: Just Eat It

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story February 24, 7 p.m. Overby Center Auditorium The University of Mississippi’s annual Spring Environmental Film Series continues February 24, at the Overby Center with Just East It: A Food Waste Story. The series, which includes three films, captures the spirit of resource stewardship and addresses the major environmental … More Spring Environmental Film Series: Just Eat It

How Go To Green: Being A Green Consumer

Be a Smarter Consumer “The manufacture, use, and disposal of certain products might have adverse impacts on human health and the environment…that impose costs that…ultimately, society as a whole, end up paying for in one way or another.” — EPA To be a greener consumer, consider a product’s environmental impact in addition to its price … More How Go To Green: Being A Green Consumer

Fall 2015 Semester In Review

by Lindsey Abernathy, Project Coordinator | February 1, 2016 Fall 2015 saw the launch of several new sustainability initiatives on the University of Mississippi campus, including the establishment of the UM Garden Club and the inaugural Red, Blue & Green Freshman Interest Group, as well as the growth of already existing initiatives such as EcoReps and efforts to advance … More Fall 2015 Semester In Review

Spring Environmental Film Series Presents: Thule, Tuvalu

On Feb. 10, at 7:00 P.M., Thule, Tuvalu, the first film in the University of Mississippi’s Spring Environmental Film Series will be showing at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics. Two places on separate ends of the planet take on the full force of climate change. Like opposite sides of the same coin, Thule … More Spring Environmental Film Series Presents: Thule, Tuvalu

Spring Environmental Film Series

by Joe Scott, Marketing & Communications Intern | February 2, 2016 The University of Mississippi’s annual Spring Environmental Film Series kicks off February 10 and runs through March 8. The series, which includes three films, captures the spirit of resource stewardship and addresses the major environmental issues facing society. Documentaries featured in the series span … More Spring Environmental Film Series

Go Green This Spring

by Steven Wild, Green Student Intern | November 16, 2015 Though it’s hard to fathom, this fall term is already coming to a close, and students have begun setting their schedules for spring semester. As you start to make your own plans for the upcoming spring, be sure to consider some of the following opportunities … More Go Green This Spring