College Campuses are a hub for young emerging advocacy. National and world issues are widely discussed, then change and awareness becomes the goal of many, even if it is on a smaller scale.
One of these issues is being environmentally-aware. While it has always been something instilled in us at a young age, it is the follow-through that could use still use a little help, especially when it comes to the dorm life.
While on campus, faculty and students are surround by not only messages of “Being Green” but the accessibility to recycling options is at their fingertips. However, think of the difference that could be made if instead of just “Being Green” you practiced “Living Green” as well.
The second students move into their dorm rooms, there are no longer signs reinforcing environmentally friendly changes, or parents telling you it’s your turn to sort the recycling. The doesn’t mean you shouldn’t continue to do it. With the help of SUNY’s Director of sustainability, Deborah Howard, here are the top 10 ways to save energy in your dorm, all of which are quick and easy but make a world of a difference.