Posts Tagged ‘going green’

Charting a course to carbon neutrality

More than 30 years ago — long before sustainability, green technology and renewable resources were buzzwords — the Sisters of Mercy heralded an environmental movement on campus that is growing and thriving. In 1978 the Sisters planted more than 300 trees and shrubs on campus, followed by 290 more...
Fall 2009 | On Campus | Read More

Healthy Home-Grown Harvest

Healthy Home-Grown Harvest
Eggplant, squash, sweet corn, strawberries, peppers, broccoli — these are just some of the healthy fruits and veggies that consumers have at their disposal by choosing the countryside over the corner grocery. Community Supported Agriculture farms (CSAs) are an attractive option for consumers who want...
Fall 2009 | On Campus | Read More

Going Green With Grease

Going Green With Grease
Can the amount of French fries consumed in the Mount Mercy Dining Center positively impact the environment, increase the educational opportunities for students and reduce institutional costs? It sure can — just ask Will Kirkland. Kirkland, Ph.D., and a small group of natural science students have...
Fall 2009 | On Campus | Read More