What can I do to make my college greenest?



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    -Start a recycling program if you don’t already have one

    -Start an environmental club

    -Talk to your facilities department about installing low-flow showerheads and faucets

    -Talk to your facilities department about installing high efficiency lighting and motion sensors to shut off lights in classrooms that aren’t in use.

    -Ask your facilities department if they use an energy management system to turn off heating and air condititioning at night, on weekends, and on holidays.

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    -Encourage your board of trustees to make your schools endowment more transparent so that you can encourage responsible investment.

    -take  advantage of your schools organic, local, and vegan options and encourage your friends to do so as well.

    -Make sure your school makes responsible food choices: cage free eggs, hormone free grass fed meat and dairy, seafood that follows monterey bay aquarium seafood watch guidelines.

    -encourage your school to partner with a carsharing program such as zip car.

    -join an environmentally themed organization.

    -attend a student government meeting and encourage environmental engagement.


    visit http://www.greenreportcard.org for more ideas

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