Post Tagged with: "going green"

On Campus / Fall 2009

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 the […]

Healthy Home-Grown Harvest
On Campus / Fall 2009

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 to purchase a “share” of […]

Going Green With Grease
Feature / On Campus / Fall 2009

Going Green With Grease

Grease is greener than it seems. Learn how Mount Mercy is powering up and moving away from petroleum.