Recycling is Still Important—Especially at MU

Reduction of recycling imports, lack of education, and consumerism are just a few of the issues that the recycling industry faces today. As we use more, we discard more, and though many people care about the state of the world and environmental issues, recycling in the US is not improving, leaving the future a little…

Apps for Food Waste Awareness

By Elizabeth Ustinov While there is no one ideal solution to reduce food waste, this generation aims to combat the problem using technology, as demonstrated by (Tuft University 2016; US Fed News Science 2016). With the technological advances in smartphones and their apps, the transportation and ordering of food for consumers has been made relatively…

A Message from MEAC

We, the members of Mizzou Energy Action Coalition (MEAC), have been leading a campaign for fossil fuel divestment at the University of Missouri for more than three years. In that time, we have gathered support from thousands of students and faculty, passed a divestment resolution through every Mizzou student government, and made our Case for…

Eight Terms on Sustainability

Written by: Jessica Yates When speaking about environmental sustainability, a lot of terms get thrown around, and it’s not always entirely clear what those terms mean. Here are eight terms you might have come across and a little explanation to bring them into focus. It’s almost always best to start at the beginning, so first,…

Sustainable Threads: Innovations in the Industry

The textile industry is–let’s face it–not the most sustainable. However, there are lots of companies out there trying to figure out ways to fix that problem. In this article, we’ll look at how the textile industry is making ecological innovations. First, let’s learn a little bit about textiles. “Textiles” and “fabrics” are pretty much used…