Health Promotion

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 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

Campus Resources

Office of Sustainability

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/