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  • Pulling together group/departmental initiatives to form a cohesive sustainable direction for Dominican.
  • Targeting specific natural resources (initially: water, energy, land, trees, and air quality).
  • Benchmarking against ourselves and others.
  • Incorporating sustainability practices into university policies.
  • Involving the whole Dominican community.
  • Sharing the knowledge.
  • Assessing progress regularly.

Eco CLub's Recycling Drive

Aluminum cans and plastic bottles only!
 
Look for the blue bins throughout campus!

 
Contact Dawn Morse at dmorse@dom.edu with suggestions!

The Pacific Institute estimates that every used plastic water bottle uses ¼ of its capacity in oil to manufacture, fill, transport, and dispose of it
The ground absorbs 47% of the sun’s energy that reaches planet Earth. This amount of energy represents 500 times more than mankind needs every year.
The 10 warmest years on record have all occurred since 1990, and the global sea level has already risen by 4-8 inches in the past century.
Buildings in the U.S. consume 71% of national electricity and account for 65% of the waste output. They are also responsible for 39% of carbon emissions.
Installing a geothermal system in a typical home is equal, in greenhouse gas reduction, to planting an acre of trees, or taking two cars off the road.

1.       Make use of campus recycle bins.

2.       Print double sided documents.

3.       Use cloth bags instead of plastic bags when shopping.

4.       Turn off lights when not in use.

5.       Throw cigarette butts and trash into a garbage can.