Sustainability at Iowa has released a list of tips to make college living more eco-friendly.
The advice includes using a Smart Strip Power Strip, which will shut off a group of electronics whenever one of the electronics in the group is turned off. For instance, you could group a TV, DVD player and cable box together, and set up the power strip to automatically turn off the DVD player and cable box every time you turn off the TV.
Other recommendations include purchasing Energy Star products, shopping at thrift stores and avoiding motorized transportation when possible.
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