The resolution, which passed unanimously, recommends discounts for reusable bag usage on campus and more awareness about plastic bag waste.
Students played games, received promotional items and made smoothies by cycling among other activities.
MU’s Office of Sustainability is working toward making campus more eco-friendly through its sustainability fee.
Events held during Sustainability Week include an E-Waste Drive, a film showing and a Missouri River cleanup.
Improving upon its 2015 score, MU received its second gold rating from the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.
Communications Manager Karlan Seville of MU Operations: “[The merge] just clearly defines the Sustainability Office’s role. I think overall, it just points everybody in the right direction.”
Environmental Leadership Office Adviser Amy Eultgen: “Food encompasses lots of issues that are interrelated.”
Rachel Haggard: "We are a part of an ecosystem. The topics we’re discussing are going to affect you.”
As the global population of honeybees declines, Sustain Mizzou’s newest project will bring two hives to campus.
Thousands of cigarettes will be composted instead of littering Columbia streets and polluting Flat Branch Creek.
The event on Lowry Mall was pushed back one week due to weather conditions.
RHA hopes the event will help encourage more sustainable energy use on campus.
Over 35 students gathered in the Multicultural Center on Thursday to discuss how sustainability stretches beyond the environment.
The buildings on campus may seem normal on the surface, but many are actually models of sustainability.
The team published results suggesting chemicals from fracking spills find their way through the local water system.
Organizations such as UFWH are focused on recruiting undergraduate students for their cause.
Make your next shopping trip more eco-friendly.
Currently, there are only two recycling bins in all of Greek town.
The task force’s three-month study estimated 16.4 percent of dining hall food is wasted.