Homemade Body Scrubs: Eco- friendly ways to invigorate your wallet and your skin!

Fall 2012 – As the weather grows colder and winter begins to roll in, your skin often needs a little extra help in coping with the elements, whether it be wind, cold, or just the stress of being at college! Body scrubs are a great way to renew your skin, leaving it softer and smoother. … More Homemade Body Scrubs: Eco- friendly ways to invigorate your wallet and your skin!

Vegan Food

Fall 2011 – Miami University has won more NACUFS Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards—the ultimate professional tribute in college and university culinary arts—than any other university in North America. As a result, Miami prides itself in the facilities and food services available to the student and staff population. But to some students, Miami Dining still … More Vegan Food

Becoming an Environmental Entrepreneur

Fall 2012 – Ever thought of starting your own company that helps the environment? Turns out that there are numerous opportunities for becoming an environmental entrepreneur. According to the New Venture World Resources Institute, an environmental entrepreneur uses “the principles of entrepreneurship to solve environmental problems through market-based solutions.” This is one way to enter … More Becoming an Environmental Entrepreneur

Texas professor discusses relationship between water and energy

Spring 2012 – Dr. Michael Webber, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Director of the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy at the University of Texas at Austin, discussed the importance of the relationships between energy and water Jan. 9 in Pearson Hall. Dr. Webber explained that energy and water are interrelated, with … More Texas professor discusses relationship between water and energy

Environmental Decisions made by Presidential Candidates

Spring 2012 – Republicans Michele Bachmann – Minnesota Representative –       Downsize EPA “What we need to do is pass the mother of all repeal bills, but it’s the repeal bill that will get a job killing regulations. And I would begin with the EPA, because there is no other agency like the EPA. It should … More Environmental Decisions made by Presidential Candidates

Plastic bag drive benefits food pantry

Spring 2012 – Plastic bags have become enemy number one in the fight to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Nevertheless the Heritage Commons Community Council saw a way to employ these environmental troublemakers to help out needy Oxford residents. From Mar. 19-23, around 500 plastic bags were collected in a plastic bag drive at the Heritage … More Plastic bag drive benefits food pantry

A Glimpse into the Sustainable Future of Fashion

Spring 2012 –  This season in the fashion scene, green was definitely a trend, both in the color and more literally in the eco-friendly definition. Not only are green apps and architecture taking the world by storm, but more and more high-end fashion companies are realizing the importance of designing with sustainability in mind, and … More A Glimpse into the Sustainable Future of Fashion