Building a sustainable future blog

Building a Sustainable Future

In Columbia, our environment is more than just the air, plants, and nature around us. Our built environment – the ...

Office of Sustainability - 01-29-2024

Embracing Climate Progress in Columbia - New Years blog

Embracing Climate Progress in Columbia: A New Year's Celebration

2024 is nearly here, and we have a lot more to celebrate than just the new year! Here in Columbia, 2023 saw remarkable s...

Office of Sustainability - 12-27-2023

Celebrating Sustainably this Holiday Season blog

Celebrating Sustainably this Holiday Season

As the winter season brings us into December, Columbia families and friends come together, exchange gifts, and celebrate...

Office of Sustainability - 11-27-2023

Reducing Waste for a Cleaner Columbia blog

Reducing Waste for a Cleaner Columbia

America Recycles Day is just around the corner on November 15th, a reminder of the role we all play in managing and...

Office of Sustainability - 10-26-2023

Top tips for an energy-efficient autumn blog

Top Tips for an Energy-Efficient Autumn

Fall is finally setting in in Columbia, and the colors of the leaves aren’t the only thing that should change this...

Office of Sustainability - 09-28-2023

Getting around the green way blog

Getting Around the Green Way

Traveling sustainably is an important action we can take to achieve the carbons emissions reductions goals. In 2022, tra...

Office of Sustainability - 08-28-2023

Every Drop Counts: How to Conserve Water in Columbia blog

Every Drop Counts: How to Conserve Water in Columbia

Water is a critical resource to conserve in the face of climate change: while over 70% of the Earth’s surface is c...

Office of Sustainability - 07-25-2023

Staying Cool Sustainably in Columbia blog

Staying Cool Sustainably in Columbia

Summer heat is no surprise to communities across Missouri – and it’s certainly something Columbia residents ...

Office of Sustainability - 06-30-2023

Buzzing about Columbia's Roadside Pollinator Porgram blog

Buzzing About Columbia’s Roadside Pollinator Program

June is National Pollinator Month, and June 20th-26th is National Pollinator Week. But protecting and promoting pollinat...

CoMo Sus - 05-29-2023