Don’t be Haunted by Waste this Halloween!

By Emma Counce, Outreach Coordinator Halloween is a fang-tastic holiday! But, things like brand-new costumes, single-use decorations, spooky party waste, and more can definitely make this time of year scary in more ways than one. Here are some tips for how you can keep it festive without being haunted by your waste. Costumes – Eighty-five percent…

The University of Mississippi takes strides to BEE friendly landscapes

  On Wednesday October 2nd, the Office of Sustainability and Landscape Services will be hosting a Pollination Celebration from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm outside the Music building! Mitch Robinson, the Conservation Education Manager at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center, will be giving a presentation on the importance of pollinators and creating native habitats and food…

Mississippi Recycling Coalition Recognizes UM Students for Waste Reduction Leadership

By Lindsey Abernathy Four University of Mississippi students were selected to receive scholarships from the Mississippi Recycling Coalition in January based on leadership experience related to recycling and waste reduction, including composting. The students who received the scholarships were: civil engineering major Jay Rao; psychology major Taylor Robertson; biology major Megan Stubbs; and communication sciences and disorders…

Have an Earth Friendly Turkey Day!

The leaves are changing from green to orange, yellow, red, and brown. The fall breeze brings cooler weather and promises of delicious food with family and friends. Show your gratitude to the Earth this holiday season by taking steps to make Thanksgiving a little greener. Reduce the Impact of Your Shopping Shopping Tip #1- When…

5 Reasons to Visit the Hummingbird Festival

By Jay Rao, ASB Sustainability Director 5 Reasons to Visit the Hummingbird Festival by Jay Rao, Director of Sustainability, ASB It’s a beautiful day in North Mississippi. The sun is shining; the birds are…humming? That’s right, the birds are humming! Less than one month away is the 19th Annual Hummingbird Migration and Nature Celebration at…