For the last four years, Eastern Mennonite University has finished as runner-up in the state rankings of colleges and universities participating in the national Recyclemania contest.
But not in 2015. This year, EMU surged to the top of the Virginia recycling competitors – regaining the crown it has previously held in 2008.
By Brooke Fansler, EMU class of 2012 (English major)
EMU placed 28th in the “waste minimization” category out of 510 colleges and universities in a nationwide recycling challenge called “Recylemania” held during spring semester.
That percentage “is the most comprehensive indicator of how well a school manages its waste, as it inherently inclu ...More
The reusable shopping bags are now available for purchase in Common Grounds coffeehouse.
EMU-branded cloth shopping bags, first made available in December, are now on sale in Common Grounds coffeehouse for only $7.
The idea ...More
By Kelly Jasper, Daily News-Record
EMU students and Cyndi Gusler, a professor at EMU, put on the Winter 2007 Collection of Reclaimed Fashion, otherwise known as the “trash fashion show”. ...More
The reusable shopping bags will be available for purchase on Dec. 12 after chapel and during lunch.
Be green this Christmas season with EMU-branded cloth shopping bags, available beginning Wednesday, Dec. 12, for only $7.
The idea of reusable bags grew out of regular meetings of the ...More
David Orr is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin (Ohio) College.
David Orr, a renowned authority on sustainability issues, will speak twice at EMU on Friday, Nov. 9.
He will speak at ...More
By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record
Some people ride bikes just for fun. Some people ride bikes just for exercise.
But two people at Eastern Mennonite University ride bikes just for work – hard work.