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Join the UC Green Team! - April 2015

This year we are introducing a new initiative called the UC Green Team!  The UC green team is the Sustainability Office volunteer pool for when we need some extra hands for campus-based sustainability events and activities. 305 more words

Sustainability Office

Smart Cups Review - Reusable K-cups

You may have heard me mention before that I help with reviews for

the aprilanddukeblog

Today I am helping review Brewooze Smart Cups

and I love them SO much I wanted to share my review with you! 203 more words


Speeddating Sustainability - Eco Week event 2014

Speed Dating Sustainability, a new Eco Week event focused on UC staff, was co-hosted by the Community of Practice for Administrators and the Sustainability Office. 134 more words

Sustainability Office

Composting Coffee Cups Trial: Chicken Carcasses and Coffee Cups

The Sustainability Office is always looking for new solutions to waste issues and has recently trialled Selwyn District Council’s “HotRot unit” to see if single-use coffee cups can be composted in this unit and it seems like they can! 393 more words

Sustainable Campus

Profile: Anna Ginsky

Throughout Miami University, constant efforts are being made to increase sustainability for the university. The little-known voice pushing many of these issues belongs to Anna Ginsky. 828 more words

Miami University

Small steps can make a big difference - Day 4 - Use your mug!

Use your mug instead of the millions of paper cups

I would love for this simple change to be to give up your addiction to coffee – a terrible monoculture which depletes biodiversity from so many countries, removing the amazing carbon sinks that are our natural forests…nevertheless, although I hope people will think about the impact to the Earth the next time they go for their next ‘fix’ I fear that an addiction is an addiction, therefore… 119 more words


Making the transition to re-usable cups at UC

As you probably know by now, single-use coffee cups cannot be recycled anymore, only the lids. Last month, as part of our campaign to reduce the use of single-use takeaway cups and to bring attention to correct recycling practices, the Sustainability Office ran a stall in the Undercroft. 290 more words

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