Media Archive : sustainability

June 3, 2013 - 10:11am
Julia Butterfly Hill visited Mount Mercy University on Earth Day 2013 and delivered an inspiring message about her life and commitment to making the Earth a better place.
April 22, 2013 - 11:58am
As part of the national RecycleMania competition among colleges and universities, Mount Mercy students created a video to encourage you to recycle whenever possible! Keep calm and recycle on!
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy's Professor of Biology and Department Chair Dr. Neil Bernstein led students in a grass planting in the spring of 2012 on the hill of Basile Hall. The environmentally friendly "no mow grass" will keep away erosion and doesn't requiring mowing in most circumstances. Dr. Bernstein shared with the group that the toxins and vapors released from 30 seconds of using a push mower equals roughly five minutes of driving a car.  This endeavor was supported by the Sisters of Mercy Ministry Grant for Sustainability. 
March 5, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University students constructed sculptures out of recyclable material at Green Club Friday on March 2. Club Friday is held every week at Mount Mercy to help kick off the weekend! This Club Friday was organized by G.R.E.E.N. Outdoor Recreation Club to promote sustainability and the RecycleMania competition taking place on campus. 

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