Four Corporations and Their Current Sustainability Initiatives

By: Aidan Das Climate change and the need for conserving natural resources has caused many corporations to realize the importance of reducing wastes, their carbon footprints and protecting the environment. Here are four large companies that have been initiating sustainability goals and plans: Chipotle Based on Chipotle’s 2019 Sustainability Report, they have diverted 47 percent … More Four Corporations and Their Current Sustainability Initiatives

I Tried Not To Create Any Waste for Three Days

By: Jules Zimmerman According to The World Counts, we dispose of a massive 2.12 billion pounds of waste each year. If all that waste was loaded onto standard garbage trucks, stacked up, those trucks could circle around the globe about 24 times. This waste can be toxic to the environment and our health, especially waste … More I Tried Not To Create Any Waste for Three Days

Composting: Nature’s Way of Recycling in Oxford and at Home

By: Elizabeth Weber Just over a year ago, I wrote my first article as a GreenHawks Staff Writer: “Get Involved in Composting!” The article covered the beginning of the City of Oxford’s composting pilot program and their role in various events to educate community members about the importance of composting. Through composting, the amount of … More Composting: Nature’s Way of Recycling in Oxford and at Home

Miami Competes in 20th Annual Recyclemania Event

By: Karis Gladieux If you’ve walked around campus at all since we’ve returned back from J-Term, you may have seen some posters, A-frames and even a zero-emissions golf cart advertising Recyclemania. Most of these posters have phrases on them like “Beat Ohio University!”, which is a message that I’m sure we can all get behind. … More Miami Competes in 20th Annual Recyclemania Event

Lifestyle Tips to Incorporate Sustainability Into Your Life

By: Brandi Young Currently, the United States generates over 250,000,000 TONS of garbage annually. Very little of this is recycled. The push for low and zero waste has become a bigger and bigger movement since this statistic has received more publicity. Living a low waste life can seem like a bit of a challenge, but … More Lifestyle Tips to Incorporate Sustainability Into Your Life

Five Alternative Products to Cut Down on Single-Use Plastic

By: Jules Zimmerman Single-use plastic products dominate our grocery and convenience store shelves. They are extremely hard to avoid, as they are quite literally everywhere. Their quick and easy use and removal are what make them so attractive to the general public: so why is this an issue? According to Our World in Data, it … More Five Alternative Products to Cut Down on Single-Use Plastic