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Science brings new life to packing materials

Bubble wrap is for more than just keeping your breakables safe in transit and stress relief in the science lab; they’re also great for chemistry! In a pinch, these plastic pouches can be reused as reaction vessels for small scale experiments. The best news yet is that these were found to be sterile environments!

For more information, check out the news article on KSMU’s site – http://ksmu.org/post/dont-pop-bubble-wrap-scientists-turn-trash-test-tubes

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February Issue of the Sustainability Newsletter!!

Hello Everyone! Here is the February Issue for the Sustainability Newsletter!

February Sustainability Newsletter

Learn more about the New Water Chiller Loop installed in Meyer Library, Recyclemania, Campus Conservation Nationals, and more!

We are also using this issue to advertise our next big April Issue for EARTH MONTH! The events for the Month of April listed on the side, gives a little sneak peak into what the next issue will be covering. Look for the Earth Month issue toward the end of March.

We will also be announcing and welcoming a new Sustainability Coordinator in the next issue as well! Soooo much to look forward too!

Thank you for your continued support, and I hope you enjoy the new layout!


Shelby Anderson

Sustainability GA


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November Sustainability Newsletter Available!!

Hello Everyone!

Our second issue of the MSU Sustainability Newsletter is available for your edification and delight!

Please read through and see what has been happening in regards to sustainability on campus. It was been a very exciting semester! Features include the NEW Energy Dashboard becoming live, the Green Teams Program, and much more!

We hope you enjoy our November Newsletter, and of course if anyone has any questions or suggestions regarding material for future issues please contact me through email!

This newsletter is available through our website as well under Sustainability Documents on the left side of the screen!


Thanks everyone and have a wonderfully green holiday season!!



Shelby Anderson

Sustainability GA, Environmental Management

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Sustainability Newsletter!!

Sustainability Newletter

Hello Everyone!

I would like to invite you all to please check out the first issue of the Sustainability @MSU Newsletter! We will be distributing two a semester, so look for the next to be coming out in November!

This issue features the campus garden, the new SGA Director of Sustainability, Energy and Recycling updates, and new LED lighting on campus!

Check it out!

If you have anything you think is worthy of making the next issue, don’t hesitate to let me know! Thanks and have a great rest of the week!


Shelby Anderson

Sustainability GA, Environmental Management


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