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<i>Princeton Review</i> dubs MU a 'sustainability rock star'

April 29, 2011

COLUMBIA, MO — In a recent study done by the Princeton Review on the sustainability of schools, it was found that the University of Missouri (MU) had some of the highest commitment environmental responsibility, reported The Maneater.

The Princeton Review''s report highlighted some of the activities at the university that brought the most waste reduction, including Tiger Tailgate recycling, which has saved over 100 tons of recyclables, according to the article.

In addition, the university''s commitment to energy conservation has saved 20 percent of its energy costs over the past 20 years, the article stated.

"It''s great to see how many people on campus add their perspective and insight to everything that we do. I know Campus Facilities is saying, ''Every little bit helps. Thanks for doing your part,''" said Ben Datema, student sustainability adviser.

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