Facilities

Sustainability

Get Involved

What You Can Do:

UNCG has many initiatives to save energy, use alternative transportation, reduce waste, conserve water and more; however, they are all made even more effective with your help and participation.  If you want to lend a hand, here are some suggestions for effective and easy ways to do your part:

Quick Tips for Going Green:

  1. Don’t buy bottled water, which costs $10 per gallon
  2. Turn off the lights when leaving any unoccupied rooms
  3. Unplug chargers and other appliances when not in use
  4. Set thermostat to 68 in the winter and 74 in the summer
  5. Default computer to sleep or hibernate when not in use
  6. Bus, bike, carpool or walk to campus as much as possible
  7. Take shorter showers and turn off water when not in use
  8. AND as always… Rethink,  ReduceReuseRecycle

How To Guides for Going Green: