Opinion: Rio Grande SB2k14- Leave A Trace on Your Mind, Not on the Environment

Think you had a great spring break? Try mine- a six-day canoe trip down the breathtaking Rio Grande River that serves as the natural border between Texas and Mexico. There’s no way to describe this trip, nothing I could say would do it justice. However, one of the things I found most impactful was the … More Opinion: Rio Grande SB2k14- Leave A Trace on Your Mind, Not on the Environment

Miami Starbucks’ “We Proudly Serve” Program Fails to Serve the Environment

Starbucks Coffee Company corporate stores continue to take steps toward reducing their environmental footprint, while their “We Proudly Serve” program is lagging behind. All locations on Miami University’s campus that sell Starbucks coffee are part of the “We Proudly Serve” program, where businesses or organizations can apply to buy coffee beans directly from the Starbucks … More Miami Starbucks’ “We Proudly Serve” Program Fails to Serve the Environment

An Alternative to Dead Batteries being Buried in Landfills

Recycling on the Miami University campus goes beyond basic glass-paper-plastic as Miami’s Green Team offers both battery and used printer cartridge recycling services. Run almost entirely by student volunteers, the Green Team, a group dedicated to improving environmental sustainability on campus, collects batteries and used ink cartridges from the multiple campus drop-off locations where they … More An Alternative to Dead Batteries being Buried in Landfills