Campus Recreation

University of Mississippi

Environmental Wellness

Environmental Wellness is the perception of the physical environment that one works and lives in.

Characteristics of Environmental Wellness:

  • Ensuring your work/school environment and relationships are comfortable
  • Working to ensure the environment in which you work, live and play is safe (i.e. smoke
    free, violence-free

Achieving Environmental Wellness:

  • Recycle
  • Don’t litter and pick up trash that is placed on the ground
  • Spend time outdoors
  • Conserve energy at home
    • Turn off lights in rooms that you are not using
    • Don’t stand with the refrigerator door open

Resources:

Office of Sustainability

Ole Miss Outdoors

For more information on the environment and what you can do to be proactive in achieving
environmental wellness please visit:
United States Environmental Protection Agency: https://www.epa.gov/
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality: https://www.deq.state.ms.us/