Environmental Management’s mission is to protect the health of the students, faculty, staff, and area citizens, prevent pollution, and maintain compliance with all local, state and federal environmental laws and regulations. All Missouri State campuses will be pro-active in waste reduction and in the proper handling, control, and disposal of hazardous waste, hazardous materials, and other pollutants. The University endeavors to protect the environment of the Ozarks by fully complying with applicable laws and regulations, and being a good steward of the resources provided for its use.
- Provide an environmentally safe campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors to learn, work and participate in activities and entertainment.
- Maintain compliance with all local, state and federal environmental laws and regulations.
- Provide opportunities for students, staff, faculty and area citizens to learn more about recycling, reuse and waste reduction both on campus and at home through campus publications, on-campus awareness activities, and a dedicated webpage.
- Provide best management practices to ensure that stormwater discharging from the campus is of an acceptable quality to protect the surface and groundwater of the Ozarks.