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Sustainability at MUM    
We believe in working toward a world based on the principles of sustainability. That's why MUM is fully committed to sustainable practices as one of the most green universities in the U.S. — and one that offers a BA in Sustainable Living and an MBA in Sustainable Business.

The Green Facts About MUM:
  • Groundbreaking new net-zero Sustainable Living Center
  • 95% of food budget spent on local/organic foods
  • 100% of dining hall food scraps composted
  • 100% of school grounds maintained organically
  • Single-stream recycling stations in dorms
  • School has formal sustainability committee
  • New construction must be LEED-certified or comparable third-party rating system
  • We have a university wide policy of purchasing office paper with 30% or more recycled content.

  • Public GHG inventory plan
  • School employs a sustainability officer
  • School provides guidance on green jobs
  • Target date to have 100% of electricity production needs met from renewable resources = 2017
  • Available transportation alternatives: restricting parking, bike share, vanpool, preferred parking
  • MUM was the first university in the U.S. to offer a degree in sustainable living.
Learn more about MUM's green initiatives at The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges, page 90.

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