April 15, 2015
MU students work Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at the Futures Lab in the Reynolds Journalism Institute in Columbia, Mo.
April 14, 2015
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April 10, 2015
MU students participate in an ecofeminism discussion Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Women's Center in Columbia, Mo.
April 8, 2015
The Mizzou Bike Share rack is located on the north side of the MU Student Center. Students are able to check out free, sustainable bikes for the day at the Student Center information desk with a valid student ID.
The Craft Studio is located in room N12 in Memorial Union. The studio offers free “Crafternoons” for students who want to reuse materials for new and upcycled crafts.
Unlike other MU parking garages, Parking Structure No. 7 has an underground tank that captures and filters the storm water. The tank then separates the water into solids, liquids and oils before allowing the filtered liquids—mostly water—back into the soil surrounding the structure.
The pavers on Rollins Street are used to increase percolation into the soils and decrease the amount of water runoff reaching cements prone to erosion.
The MU Power Plant, located on Fifth Street and Stewart Road, provides thermal and electric energy for the campus and combines heat and power to maximize energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The MU Green Tour highlights the plant’s biomass boiler and solar panels as sustainable features.
Tate and Switzler halls are both Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified buildings and have decreased their energy usage by 27 percent since they were remodeled in 2011.