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Reduce your Energy Waste:


  • Unplug electronics you aren't using.
  • Change incandescent light bulbs to higher efficiency LEDs.
  • Adjust your thermostat a few degrees.
  • Air-dry your dishes rather than running the drying cycle on the dish washer.



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Reduce your Water Waste:


  • Turn off the faucets when brushing your teeth or shaving.
  • Shorten your showers.
  • Wash only full loads of laundry and dishes.
  • Avoid watering the lawn in the heat of the day.
  • Reduce your Bottled Water Footprint
  • Smart Lawn Watering Tips



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Reduce your Solid Waste:


  • Use a refillable water bottle rather than a disposable one.
  • Separate waste from recyclables.
  • Reduce junk mail by opting out of unwanted mailing lists.
  • Go shopping with reusable bags.
  • UVU Recycling



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Reduce your Air Pollution:




Get Involved

Go to uvu.edu/clubs and find a sustainable club that fits your personality. Can't find the sustainable club for you? Make your own! A club can be a great way to meet friends, create awareness, and make a difference.

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