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!
Every month we try to focus on a new area of sustainability on campus. For April, the focus will be on conservation. Conservation is the act of using, restoring, and protecting natural resources. This blog will focus on conserving energy, water, and wildlife. Why is conserving these resources so important? What are some ways to conserve? Please read on to find … [Read more...] about Monthly Theme: Conservation
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
Do you want to join your fellow Bears for interactive, hands-on sustainability workshops, enjoy free Boomer Mix popcorn, and enter for a chance to win a kayak? If so, check out the Sustainability Student Summit! On Monday, April 9, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm in Plaster Student Union 308, the Missouri State Eco-Reps will be hosting a Sustainability Student Summit. This event … [Read more...] about Sustainability Student Summit