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MKT Trail Mural at Elm Street Overpass

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MKT Trail Mural at Elm Street Overpass

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The third in a series of public art projects along the MKT Trail, the mural, "Nature is Our Shared Identity," was painted by students enrolled in Columbia Parks and Recreation's CARE program. The artists partnered wit...

CoMo Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

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CoMo Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

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The City of Columbia is developing a Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP) to identify opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance our resilience in the face of a changing climate. For more inform...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: True Media

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: True Media

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For its incredible office space renovations that improve efficiency and reduce strain on the local energy grid, True Media earned a 2018 Resource Conservation Award. They have reduced their consumption of natural gas ...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: MU Campus Facilities

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: MU Campus Facilities

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Campus Facilities has led the charge for sustainability on the MU campus and has earned a 2018 Pollution Prevention Award. The University of Missouri–Columbia has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 51% since 2008...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: Sustain Mizzou

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: Sustain Mizzou

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Sustain Mizzou earned the 2018 Resource Conservation Award for its extraordinary efforts to promote a sustainable way of life through education, collaboration and local action. This student-run non-profit organizes ev...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: Harry S. Truman V.A. Hospital

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: Harry S. Truman V.A. Hospital

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Truman VA Hospital has implemented a variety of practices throughout their facility in order to be more environmentally sustainable, earning them the 2018 award for Innovative Best Practices. They have undergone three...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: Cosmo Club/Central Bank

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: Cosmo Club/Central Bank

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Awarded in the Pollution Prevention category, this unique partnership worked outside the box to take advantage of tax credits and other energy efficiency incentives to install a 45.5 kWh rooftop solar panel system. No...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Public Schools Science

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Public Schools Science

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A 2018 Environmental Stewardship Award was awarded to the CPS Science Department for surpassing its goal of removing one million invasive bush honeysuckle plants from Missouri and collecting long-term plant diversity ...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Audubon Society

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Audubon Society

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For their countless efforts to restore and protect the environment through community outreach and educational opportunities, the Columbia Audubon Society has earned a 2018 Environmental Stewardship Award. By providing...

2018 MCPA Award Winner: TrueFalse Film Fest

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2018 MCPA Award Winner: TrueFalse Film Fest

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Previous year's MCPA Award winners are eligible to receive the Mayor's Award, meant to recognize sustained dedication to sustainability. For their continued efforts in reusing through artistry, composting, recycling a...