Published: July 5, 2022
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EcoKit items

According to the EPA, 27% of greenhouse gas emissions came from the transportation Economic Sector in 2020. This type of greenhouse gas emissions include “primarily…burning fossil fuel for our cars, trucks, ships, trains, and planes. Over 90% of the fuel used for transportation is petroleum based, which includes primarily gasoline and diesel.”

 

Interested in learning more about changes in transportation past and future? Here is a review from the EPA of how transportation has changed in the US in the last hundreds years and provides a hopeful list of what cleaner transportation can look like

 

We provide FREE Bike Lights in our FREE Ecokits! Biking as a form of transportation can help reduce your carbon footprint and is a great form of exercise! 

 

EcoVisits are a great way of learning helpful and valuable tips to reduce your environmental footprint and live greener in Graduate and Family Housing. 

 

It's really easy! Fill out THIS FORM to set up an EcoVisit and the GFH Sustainability Coordinator will set up an EcoVisit whenever it is convenient for you!

 

During an EcoVisit, you will review all the great things you are already doing to live green as well as learn tips about additional steps you can take to reduce your carbon footprint even further. 

 

You will also be given with a FREE EcoKit which contains the following items:

  • Countertop composting bin

  • Reusable shopping bag

  • Reusable utensil kit

  • LED (energy efficient) lightbulbs

  • Bike lights (front and rear)

  • Toilet tabs to check if your toilet is leaking

  • Hair Snake drain cleaner

Sign Up for a Free EcoVisit here!