The NMU Grounds department practices environmentally friendly methods.

  • Recycling of all used oils and antifreeze from campus vehicles and equipment.
  • Composting of all landscaping waste product
  • Installed test plots to evaluate low maintenance landscaping methods.
  • Prohibits the use of restricted-use pesticides on campus.
  • Attempts to use primarily native species plantings. 
  • Developed Landscape Master Plan to guide future campus landscaping and reduce operational costs