Environmental sustainability

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Environmental sustainability

More than 40 years ago, before “going green” was hip and before Earth Day was included on calendars, Messiah has long been educating students about environmental stewardship and ethics and the importance of caring for the earth. Now, environmental stewardship efforts at the University, coordinated through Messiah's Office of Sustainability, include everything from a robust recycling program, to an organic community garden, to a student-led composting program, to active restoration of the on-campus Yellow Breeches Creek.

Messiah University works intentionally to be a responsible steward of the natural resources on campus and in its region, reduce waste and its carbon footprint, and to serve the community through numerous programs and partnerships.  

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