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02/18/2020
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.
02/06/2020
Next steps on Miami's path to carbon neutrality
In response to a charge from President Crawford in September, Miami University's sustainability committee submitted a report Feb. 1 recommending that Miami become a signatory of the Presidents’ Climate Leadership Commitments.
01/29/2020
Craig Williamson's OPUS grant will provide new insights on effects of browning in lakes worldwide
Lakes worldwide, including Lake Lacawac (above), are threatened with decreasing water clarity, due in part to increased dissolved organic matter inputs such as from decomposing oak leaves (above). Craig Williamson's long-term and in-depth research on lake water transparency has been recognized with an NSF OPUS grant.
01/22/2020
8 ways to be environmentally friendly at Miami and at home
Walking or bicycling is more environmentally friendly than driving a vehicle.We've put together eight tips to help you become more environmentally friendly at Miami and at home.
01/16/2020
Get ready for RecycleMania 2020
Help Miami get back in the game and be a campus recycling leader when RecycleMania 2020 kicks off Feb. 2.
01/09/2020
Polar deserts could provide first look at climate change effects in Antarctica
Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys is one of the few environments on Earth where living organisms are dramatically affected by minor changes in climate. Miami's Rachael Morgan-Kiss is one of dozens of scientists who have been investigating the polar desert’s ecosystems through the McMurdo Long Term Ecological Research (MCM LTER) project.
01/07/2020
2020 LEAN Fair: "Connecting the dots" Jan. 15
All are invited to the 2020 LEAN Fair Jan. 15 at the Armstrong Student Center.
12/04/2019
Sierra Club names Miami one of top 100 "Coolest Schools" in green colleges ranking
Miami University ranks 70th among the Sierra Club’s "Cool Schools" for 2019.
11/18/2019
Moving off steam: Utility Master Plan provides a path toward carbon neutrality
Converting campus energy systems away from fossil-fuel-powered steam to systems that are powered by electricity increases the opportunities to purchase renewable electricity off the grid, such as wind or solar power.