What can I do?!?

Quick Tips for Reducing Waste and Reusing Products

  • Check out used book and clothing stores
  • Donate old books to libraries and schools
  • Reuse packing peanuts for mailing
  • Avoid disposable products
  • Use both sides of the paper
  • Share newspaper and magazine subscriptions
  • Use rechargeable batteries
  • Choose products with less packaging
  • Stop junk mail and unneeded magazines
  • Buy in bulk
  • Turn off the lights when you leave a room
  • Turn off water while brushing your teeth or shaving
  • Take shorter showers or turn off water while shampooing/soaping
  • Best of all, share your tips with others

Purchase a TerraPass

  • The average residence hall room sucks up enough energy during the school year to create 6,000 lbs of CO2, the primary greenhouse gas responsible for global warming.
  • Purchase a “Dorm TerraPass” or a “Road TerraPass” to offset your living space or automobile use.