By: Aidan Das Renewable energy isn’t just for large, wealthy cities. The uses and benefits of these technologies can be found right here in the rural, college town of Oxford, Ohio. It’s exciting to see how our city has embraced renewable wind energy in recent years. In October 2017, The City of Oxford renewed the … More Oxford Sources Renewable Energy From Texas, Iowa & Illinois
By: Allison Forsythe On Saturday, Nov. 9, the oldest green organization on campus, Green Oxford, made a great leap for all green organizations into the uptown Oxford bars. Green Oxford hosted an event called BEAT the WASTE at Brick Street Bar and Grill’s famous Beat daytime hours. Although Beat is known for its weekend deals … More BEAT the WASTE
By: Elizabeth Weber Composting is known as nature’s way of recycling and a path of promoting a healthy environment through the appropriate disposal of generated organic wastes; however, a third of landfill material is composed of materials that could be composted. This is why the City of Oxford began a pilot program for residential recycling … More Get Involved in Composting!
Each year in Uptown Oxford, Earth Day is celebrated with an event called EarthFest. Although Earth Day is actually on April 22, this Saturday, April 18 twenty seven organizations will gather for a fun filled morning of games and activities, live music, and more. EarthFest is open to the public and free for everyone. … More Oxford Gears up for Earthfest
Every college student knows the sense of euphoria they get after their last Friday class is over. Freedom! Let’s say, for one weekend, you decide to skip the partying and the exhausting clubs. What’s to do in Oxford now? Here are 10 tips on what every college student could do to make a weekend healthy … More Healthy Weekend Adventures: Miami Campus Edition
One Saturday of every month, volunteers head out to their local waterways to collect water samples in sterile polypropylene water bottles. The Butler County Stream Team coordinates these volunteers, who wish to participate in monitoring the water quality throughout Butler County. The Stream Team “collects, analyzes, and reports water quality data from many waterways.” … More Dream Team? The Butler County Stream Team Monitors Water
It’s not easy being green on campus. The recycling bins do wonders to reduce our ecological footprint, but for some, it would feel more satisfying to also grow some of their own food instead of grabbing ready-made snacks and meals at Miami University’s fine dining options. Gardening is a wonderful solution to this—it can be … More Sustainable Eating: Raise Chickens
Any place that has a waiting time of one to two hours on a regular Friday night has got to be good. Coupled with a dedication to using locally grown food, Kona Bistro is sure to please both stomachs and the environment. Located Uptown at 31 W. High St. in Oxford, Ohio, Kona has been pleasing customers … More Kona Bistro: Locally Owned and Enjoyed
The annual Hike-A-Thon kicked off another year Saturday, September 27. This event houses a lot of organizations, which try and show their greener side to the crowd. The Hike-A-Thon hosted the Audubon Society and Rumpke. Rumpke’s booth was giving away free wildflower seeds and magnets, and other booths were giving away free wild cherry seeds. … More Hike-A-Thon Plus: Super Fun and Super Green!