Student’s Corner


Food plays a large role in all of our lives. For me, it is a source of energy and a means of entertainment, as I love cooking and experimenting with different vegetables and grains. But did you know… Read More

Student’s Corner


As a self titled product junkie, I love my makeup, skin care, and nearly anything beauty related. Lately though, I have become more conscious of the products that I purchase and the effect they have on the environment… Read More

America the Beautiful


Happy Birthday America! To honor our nation’s day of independence, I am going to highlight some of the green things I encountered last month as my sister and I drove around the country !! In Chicago, our friend… Read More

Student’s Corner

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With over 3 million people projected to attend the World Cup this year, a lot of trash is expected to be generated. Japanese fans are aware of this, and have cleaned up the stadium after every match of… Read More

Meet Ainslee!

Ainslee sitting on a rock in Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois

Hello followers! Allow me to introduce myself as the newest addition to the UR Sustainability Green Team. I’m Ainslee, a recent UR graduate with a B.S. in Environmental Science, and KEY (Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year) scholar. I’m excited to… Read More