There are a lot of very obvious initiatives on campus that visibly exemplify what it means to be a sustainable university. Tailgate recycling, food waste projects in dining halls, Hydration Stations, reusable straws, and easy-to-use waste bins that separate plastics, paper, and regular waste. But there is a newer project that might seem moderately elusive to some students--the … [Read more...] about MSU Bear Pantry: Turning Insecurity into Accessibility
It’s late September at Missouri State University. The air is crisp with promises of fall just around the corner. Anticipation for the first football game has been building all over campus. There are alumni, staff, students, and everyone in between starting to slowly make their way to Plaster Stadium. It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon, perfect for a football game, with fans … [Read more...] about I Want a Good, Clean Game!
Moving to a new place for long periods of time, such as college, can be a lot of fun. You get to explore, learn new cultures, make new friends, and even more. You can also start to become homesick. Having been from a smaller town myself, I’ve found that I miss the local businesses I could shop and eat at, as well as my usual spots for hiking and hanging out. This blog is meant … [Read more...] about Sustainable Places to Shop in Springfield
Each month we provide information on different opportunities students and employees have to get involved on campus and in the community. These opportunities range from simple on-campus clubs and organizations to immersion trips throughout the country, or even world, over breaks. Since Sustainability is such a broad topic, we try to provide a large selection of options for … [Read more...] about Get Involved! Campus Garden
Hello and happy spring, fellow bears! As the semester rolls along it’s good to keep in mind how we can be changing our everyday decisions and habits into more sustainable ones. This blog will list a few different products you can purchase to be a more sustainable person, as well as links to where you can find them for a good price. Many of these products will be linked … [Read more...] about Sustainable Products to Start Using