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UMKC Community Recycling Center Ribbon Cutting

The UMKC Sustainability Team invites the UMKC community to a celebration and ribbon cutting, 2-3 p.m., Wednesday, April 20 in Room 12, 4825 Troost, Kansas City, Mo. UMKC is celebrating its 4th year being in the TOP 2 in the …
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UMKC Takes Second Place Grand Champion in RecycleMania 2015!

RecycleMania 2015 ended on March 29 with UMKC taking second place in the Grand Champion category. For the second year in a row UMKC has been in the Top 2 ranking. A highlight of the eight-week competition, UMKC increased recycling …
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UMKC Named to List of Top ‘Green Colleges’

Princeton Review, U.S. Green Building Council collaborate on choices The University of Missouri-Kansas City is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company – known for …
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UMKC’s STARS Ranking is Silver for 2014!

The University of Missouri-Kansas City received its second STARS Silver Rating on March 10, 2014.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) v. 2 is the updated  version of the transparent, self-reporting …
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Holiday Lights Recycling Project!

UMKC is collaborating with Southeast Enterprises (a local Sheltered Workshop) to recycle old, non-working holiday lights. UMKC will have 2 collection points on campus and the drive will run from November 17th through January 26th. Collection Points : Volker Campus: …
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Sustainable Office Shopping in the UM System

UMKC in collaboration with the Sustainability Leadership from all four campuses and UM Purchasing have put together a brochure to help individuals use the tool Show-Me Shop to make green purchases.  The Sustainable Office Shopping in the UM System brochure …
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UMKC Joins 2013 US Food Waste Challenge!

U.S. Food Waste Challenge Reduce, Recover, Recycle UMKC is one of eight universities nationally joining the US Food Waste Challenge 2013! Food waste in the United States is roughly estimated at between 30 to 40 percent of the food supply.  …
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UMKC Ranks No. 1 in National Recycling Competition

University Beats Out More than 260 Other Campuses KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When it comes to sustainability, the University of Missouri-Kansas City is No. 1. Literally. The university ranked No. 1 out of more than 260 competing campuses in the …
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Earth Month Opportunities and Celebrations 2013

Yes!  The snow has subsided and the sun is shining and the weather is gently warming.  It’s that time of year to celebrate EARTH Month by getting your hands in the dirt so that you can grow that green thumb …
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UMKC STARS Silver Rating!

The University of Missouri-Kansas City received the STARS Silver Rating on December 10, 2012. The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS® was developed by …
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UMKC TOP 50 Nationally Sierra Club Cool School!

UMKC is ranked in the top 50 of campuses nationally. We all work hard to make this happen on campus and we should be proud that we are the midwest campus that could.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download …
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UMKC Zero Waste on KCPT ImagineKC Show!

UMKC Dining Services is being showcased for the zero waste efforts on the ImagineKC show on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 7:30pm.  A link to the show will be provided at the after the initial airing of the show at …
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Recycling On The Go

The goal of the Recycling On The Go project is to provide recycling and recycling education to folks on the go around campus. Funded through a grant from the Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District, the project includes two …
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