Plastic Bag Recycling Challenge Ends April 8

This year MSUM’s Sustainable Students Association (SSA) has been hosting a six-month plastic bag recycling competition. It began in October and will end April 8. At present we have collected 60% of our 500 lb. goal. If MSUM reaches its goal, the university will receive a free bench made of recycled plastic, in addition to helping save the environment! When […]

Bag Recycling Competition Wrapping Up

The plastic bag recycling competition will be wrapping up this Sunday, March 18th.  We are very close to reaching our goal of 500 pounds of plastic bags and film. There are five bins that you can drop off your plastic bags and film at: Nemzek Hall, John Neumaier Hall, Grantham Hall, the Comstock Memorial Union, and MacLean Hall.  Please drop […]

MSUM recognized for efforts to go green

by KVRR Newsroom January 21, 2014 MSUM is being recognized for its efforts to go green. The university is being awarded a silver ranking in the “Sustainability Tracking and Rating System” … or STARS. The system looks at all sorts of areas including the school’s carbon footprint, recycling, and sustainability based classes.