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Five new things for sustainability at Miami this fall
From the new Climate Action Task Force to sustainability during the pandemic, sustainability at Miami will advance even further this year.
President Crawford to sign Second Nature's PCLC: Climate Commitment
President Greg Crawford will sign Second Nature's Climate Commitment, the most comprehensive of its Presidents’ Climate Leadership Commitments (PCLC).
RecycleMania 2020 results
Results will serve as a baseline for our sustainability office as we channel efforts to areas needed to improve waste management here at Miami, Cecil Okotah said.
How do campus research labs pause during #StayAtHomeOhio?
Data collection takes a break, but data analysis and writing continue at home. Mike Vanni's aquatic ecology lab, above.Snapshots from several campus research facilities.
Mini Move-Out ShareFest yields 3,700 pounds of food donated to local food pantry
A mini version of the annual move-out week ShareFest resulted in 3,700 pounds of food collected from students moving out of their residence halls. The food was donated to the Talawanda Oxford Pantry and Social Services. Students donated 3,700 pounds of food during the residence hall move-out period. Items were donated to the Talawanda Oxford Pantry and Social Services (TOPSS).
Miami donates protective gear to area health care facilities
Area health care workers benefitted from donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) collected across Miami University’s Oxford and Regionals campuses last week.
RecycleMania GameDay: Men's basketball vs. Ohio University March 6
RecycleMania's founding members — Miami and Ohio Universities — are competing in a special GameDay Basketball competition to see which school’s fans can recycle the most at a single basketball game.
Join the Institute for Food farm CSA: Support your health, sustainability and innovative education
CSA members can look forward to produce such as this in spring (left), fall (center) and spring/summer.If you want to decrease your carbon footprint, and increase your dietary health, consider joining the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program offered by Miami's Institute for Food farm.
Refresh your recycling know-how during RecycleMania 2020
While Miami makes it easy to recycle on campus - just place your recyclables in the single-stream blue bins - non-recyclables sometimes end up mixed in. These contaminated loads are sent to the landfill.