Category Sustainability

2019 MCPA Award Winner: Roots ‘N’Blues ‘N’ BBQ

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2019 MCPA Award Winner: Roots ‘N’Blues ‘N’ BBQ

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In the category of Environmental Stewardship, Roots ‘N’ Blues ‘N’ BBQ implements a variety of sustainable initiatives to protect the 49-acre parkland that houses its annual festival. Roots ‘N’ Blues ‘N’ BBQ continues ...

2019 MCPA Award Winner: Wilson’s Fitness

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2019 MCPA Award Winner: Wilson’s Fitness

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In the category of Innovative Best Practices, Wilson’s Fitness has been dedicated to improving the health of Columbia residents for over three decades and has recently helped pave the way for a new era of thermal and ...

2019 MCPA Award Winner: Hair Therapy

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2019 MCPA Award Winner: Hair Therapy

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In the category of Resource Conservation, Hair Therapy is a small business that has gone above and beyond to reduce both solid and liquid waste. Hair Therapy became the first salon in Missouri to partner with a nation...

2019 MCPA Award Winner: The Food Bank/Central Pantry

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2019 MCPA Award Winner: The Food Bank/Central Pantry

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In the category of Resource Conservation, the Food Bank/Central Pantry provides food for over 140 pantries and soup kitchens serving approx. 100,000 individuals each month. The Food Bank/Central Pantry’s creative appr...

2019 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Independent School

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2019 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Independent School

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In the category of Pollution Prevention, Columbia Independent School (CIS) has made a variety of facility improvements including rooftop solar, campus-wide LED lighting retrofitting, and HVAC replacement and automatio...

2019 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Housing Authority

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2019 MCPA Award Winner: Columbia Housing Authority

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In the category of Pollution Prevention, Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) provides safe healthy and affordable housing to low-income families and individuals. CHA completed a major overhaul to its facilities by instal...

2019 MCPA Award Winner: ASI Flex

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2019 MCPA Award Winner: ASI Flex

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In the category of Innovative Best Practices, ASI Flex has been dedicated to improving the health of Columbia residents for over 3 decades and has recently helped pave the way for a new era of thermal and chemical sto...

2019 MCPA Award Winner: A.L. Gustin Golf Course

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2019 MCPA Award Winner: A.L. Gustin Golf Course

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In the category of Environmental Stewardship, A.L. Gustin Golf Course has been committed to the environment through land management, conserving pollinator habitat and community education. A.L. Gustin was the first uni...

2019 MCPA Award Winner: 3M

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2019 MCPA Award Winner: 3M

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Previous winners of our Mayors Climate Protection Agreement (MCPA) Award are recognized for their continued commitment to sustainability in Columbia with the Mayor’s Award. 3M's sustainable achievements include recycl...

MKT Mural: We Are All Crew

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MKT Mural: We Are All Crew

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The latest MKT trail mural, located near the Elm Street underpass, was a collaboration between the Union of Concerned Scientists and Resident Arts. The design was inspired by a quote by the Canadian futurist and philo...