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Jun 09

20 Things You Can Do to be More Eco-Friendly at College

You must agree that saving the planet is not only Bruce Willis’ pain in the neck, at least when there is no gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth. However, being eco-friendly doesn’t take as much time and efforts as it seems. Even if you are busy with your studies and devote all your …

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Jan 13

5 Eco-Friendly College Campus Initiatives in 2014

Something that more people are becoming passionate about is being eco-friendly and it’s for a myriad of reasons. Not only is “being green” great for helping to preserve the environment but it’s also financially savvy and innovative too. So, it’s no wonder that there are more and more colleges that are becoming a huge part …

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Jan 10

Easy Ways to Go Green on a College Student Budget

The struggling college student is more than just a stereotype; it’s a reality for many students burdened by the high cost of tuition, fees, and books, not to mention living expenses. And while aide may come in the form of scholarships, student loans, and money from mom and pop, still there are plenty of students …

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Dec 31

5 Ways for College Students to Be Environmentally Friendly on Campus

Living on a college campus means that everything is easy to access and convenient. Too often this convenience leads students to become wasteful and thoughtless about their impact on the environment. Instead of producing more garbage and wasting energy, consider taking a green approach. Here are 5 ways for college students to be environmentally friendly …

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Dec 31

5 Ways for College Students to Live Green

College campuses are chaotic, busy hubs. Often students are so preoccupied, they forget about their impact on the environment. As a college student, being eco-friendly doesn’t need to be a chore. With a few simple lifestyle adjustments, you can live green even while on a college campus. Here are 5 ways for college students to …

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Dec 11

Infographic: How Green Is Your Campus?

This infographic takes a look at the 10 greenest college campuses in the United States based on educational opportunities, waste reduction, renewable energy, facilities and vehicles and other programs. Source: BestCollegeReviews.org

Dec 17

IU Students Call for Clean Energy

It really is inspiring to see that there are more and more colleges that are becoming eco-friendly. For instance, Ithaca College (New York) was the first undergraduate business school in the entire world to earn a LEED platinum certification, in part, for its vegetated roof. Evergreen State College (Washington) has earned national praise for its …

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Nov 20

College Football Fans and Players Tackle Tailgating Waste

College sports are a huge part of life for many all across the country. These events are a place for family, friends, and loved ones to get together, and for many of us sports are a tradition that goes well beyond something like family or even our education. To many of us, sports and our …

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Sep 28

Top 5 Ways for College Campuses to Save Energy

Everybody is trying to save money these days, and college campuses are no exception. In some parts of the country, states’ education budgets have deteriorated to such a degree that furlough days and other corner-cutting have made school really tough on students and teachers alike. Hopefully, many universities and other educational institutions are doing more …

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Sep 19

Natural Ways to Get Energy in College

Staying energized and healthy is one of the most important things for college students. The body and mind are intimately connected, and as in so many other aspects of life, one hand washes the other. Nourishing your body with natural sources of energy will make sure that your mind stays sharp, allowing you to excel …

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Sep 18

Cheap and Easy Ways for Cash-Strapped College Kids to Go Green

College years are great years to have a super fun time and try new things. They’re also the years when we have a tendency to find ourselves the most broke. It sometimes almost as if college is the time during which you learn to function with as little average money as possible so that you …

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Sep 14

College Roofing Goes Green

When people are constructing a house, office or some other kind of building, it certainly wouldn’t be complete without a roof. These days, there are all kinds of options to choose from. There are the traditional shingles. Then there are tile and slate. There are the ever-growing-in-popularity wood shakes. Oh, and there is also the …

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