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Ole Miss dining has started a green meal plan to make students more aware. They have also began a "Meatless Monday" to encourage vegetarianism.
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Homeowners in the Oxford/University community in Mississippi are making a change in their lives by building green.
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A renewable energy grant will allow the Center for Manufacturing Excellence to feature 414 photovoltaic solar panels, making it the largest roof-mounted, solar power complex in Mississippi.
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This video looks at the sustainability issues that the city of Oxford, Miss., Pathway's Commission are trying to correct before the vision 2020 project goes into effect. The video explains how the city of Oxford and the university are making... Read More
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Even before this week's floods engineers in Mississippi have been working on projects that would alleviate flood damage. Ole Miss' Diana Wier explains and you might be surprised who's holding up the construction. See more flood coverage on our blog... Read More
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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.
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Another certification system is Green Globes. This system is less expensive, and instead of using certifications such as gold and silver, it gives a percentage as to how "green" the building is.
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More recycling bins in the Grove - there is actually a major demand for recycling in the Grove. Director of Sustainability Jim Morrison reported that 350 tons of trash were produced during the 2010 Ole Miss Football Season, that means 60 tons of... Read More
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SmartSynch SmartMeters wireless monitor energy usage data, allowing Ole Miss to track its energy usage in real-time and form strategies to reduce consumption. ###
More often than not, Historical Homes are not allowed to add any type of attachments tat alter their appearance. In Oxford, MS home owners of historical homes are allowed to add solar panels to their homes to make them more energy efficient. Our... Read More

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