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The power of youth: Young adults should lead the push for sustainability

How can young adults change a stubborn society? Last Thursday, the local City Planning and Development Department held a meeting to discuss the Midtown and...

album review: A$AP Rocky, the next rap craze

Harlem native A$AP Rocky already has an A-List entourage of R&B stars supporting him to the top. This new sensation is breaking into the...

Sustainability Corner: Keep the green in your wallet with guilt-free holiday gifts

During Thanksgiving break, my mom discussed her new seasonal job at a mall. She spends her mornings unpacking small articles of clothing out of individual...

Sustainability Corner: EPA tour highlights UMKC’s food recovery efforts

UMKC’s Food Recovery Challenge efforts were touted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Nov. 15 in recognition of America Recycles Day. The Food Recovery...

Composting 101: The art of food recovery

Compost is the product of decomposed organic material produced by a natural cycle in the environment when dead animals and plants are digested by...

Sustainability Corner: Can efficiency lead to overconsumption?

Author David Owen discusses this topic at UMKC lecture Are our sustainability efforts only hurting the environment? Are we "going green" all wrong? David Owen visited...

Sustainability Corner: ‘No Impact Man’ makes an impact at UMKC

New York City resident and author Colin Beavan visited UMKC last Tuesday to discuss his family’s year-long experiment to see if it could live...

Sustainability Corner: Online survey promotes future campus sustainability

Our campus is a great example of a college going green. There are many services and features on campus that allow students to be...

Sustainability Corner : A look into LEED

Student recognizes global problem with U.S. green building standards In the late 1990s, the nonprofit U.S. Green Building Council set framework for implementing measurable environmental...

Sustainability Corner : B.Y.O.B.(bring your own bag)

The staple quote of environmentalism is "reduce, reuse, recycle." Notice that "recycle" is last in this popular saying. Recycling supports the sustainability of our planet,...
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