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West Chester University

201 Carter Drive, Suite 200
West Chester, PA 19383


What Can You Do?

Here is what you can do...

At West Chester University:

Green House
Turn off lights when not in use
Turn off your computer when not in use
Conserve paper by copying on each side
Use recycled paper
Recycle and reuse paper  
Select products that are reusable, refillable, and more durable or repairable. This creates less waste and is more cost-effective in the long run than disposable or single-use products.  
Buy recycled products.  
Carpool, ride bike or take public transportation to work.  
   
At Home:
Take shorter showers and turn off water when brushing your teeth  
Select products that are reusable, refillable, and more durable or repairable. This creates less waste and is more cost-effective in the long run than disposable or single-use products.  
Buy recycled products.  
Plant a garden  
Support your local farmer  
Change your lightbulbs to CFL (compact fluorescent lightbulb)  
Use a clothes line to dry clothes rather than a dryer.  
Pay bills on line.  
Don’t use plastic grocery bags.  
Purchase products with less packaging. Return unwanted sugar packets and give back extra napkins.  
Consume less and live more simply.  
Borrow rather than buy new items.  

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.” Henry David Thoreau