Mississippi

Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Journalism students at the University of Mississippi have taken a look around their community to find examples of everyday sustainability and green programs that are changing the way the community of Oxford, Mississippi runs.
Planet Forward Green Grove Initiative
Planet Forward Green Grove Initiative
Ole Miss
The Green Grove Campaign is one of the projects of the UM Green Initiative at the University of Mississippi to encourage recycling in the Grove on game days. 
Ole Miss student Lindsay Fox discovers how one big food company is trimming the fat off its wasteful processes.
George Washington University
We profile three schools that are working toward more sustainable college campuses. WATCH
People ride bikes for exercise, to save gas, and to keep pollution out of the Earth. However, there are times when they can not travel to all places they need because of traffic on major highways. In order to insure their safety, there should be... Read More
Oxford, Mississippi has unaffordable housing. A solution to unaffordable housing is living in a cohousing community. The residents share facilities and utilities. It is often affordable and provides social and economic benefits.
University of Mississippi
In Oxford, Miss., architect Brent Swain is using passive solar techniques to build green homes. With his ideas, one home in the city has added 1,000 square feet of space but utility costs have decreased.
The bus system is making riding easier by installing solar powered GPS systems that inform riders of where their buses are at every moment.
The City of Oxford is working to provide more options of transportation to encourage residents to not drive their cars as much. Innovations include bike pathways that have helped make the community a "bike friendly community". The next step is for a... Read More
In this video, Oxford Pathways Commission Secretary Kate Kellum discusses turning derelict railways into state-of-the-art cycling paths for the residents around the University of Mississippi. The paths are expected to reduce automobile traffic by... Read More

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