Tag Archives: green campus

Green U: Staying Sustainable on Campus

College is a great time to discover different ways to begin living a sustainable lifestyle. Living in a small community such as a college town provides you with the opportunity to take ownership of a small part of your life that can have a big impact on the environment. Many universities and colleges have sustainability initiatives that many students can take advantage of. Here are 5  examples of sustainable living that can be easily implemented into your normal routine around campus.

1. Carry a Reusable Water Bottle

Reusable filtered water bottles. Photo: flickr/rubbermaid

Carry a reusable water bottle with you to stay hydrated and reduce unnecessary plastic waste. A single water bottle takes the place of over 450 12oz. bottles over the course of a semester. A bottle like this one from Rubbermaid is easy to bring to class, the library, and the gym. There are a multitude of water bottles that are made from recycled plastic you can use, or even check the campus book store to find something has a bit more school spirit.


View article: 

Green U: Staying Sustainable on Campus

Posted in alo, FF, G & F, GE, Hoffman, ONA, solar, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Green U: Staying Sustainable on Campus