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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

With your help, conserving energy can reduce operations costs and soften the College’s impact on the environment. Here are some ways in which you can make a difference:

  • Turn off appliances when not in use, including lights, computers, and other electronics. If possible set the computer to an energy-saving mode.
  • Use energy-efficient appliances whenever possible. Use the minimum necessary wattage in light fixtures.
  • Don’t leave the water running.
  • Take shorter showers. This can significantly reduce the energy used to heat water.
  • Use cold water and cold water detergent when doing laundry.
  • Use hand towels as opposed to paper towels.