MSB Plymouth is Going Green!

Posted by on May 14, 2015

Last quarter, in Amy Harms Hoad’s Professional Communications 1 class, a student suggested we get more plants on campus to liven it up a bit. We have heard, and we have answered! You may have noticed the many new plants around the Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth campus and the lucky bamboo in all of the classrooms.

According to case studies on Ambius website, research shows that indoor plants:

  • Help improve indoor air quality
    • Indoor air is almost always more polluted than outdoor air
    • Plants can help remove VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds) and contribute oxygen back into the environment
  • Help reduce sick building syndrome
    • In one study, fatigue and headache fell by 20 percent and 30 percent over a three month period by people with plants
  • Help improve well being
  • Help improve productivity and performance
    • People in offices are more productive, take fewer sick days and make fewer mistakes when plants enhance their environment
  • Help to lower stress and negative feelings
  • And much, much more

Plant1 Plant2The benefits of having plants on campus are many, and they look pretty too! The response from students and staff have been very positive.


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