Everyday Sustainability

Explore some of the things you can do to make your life and TRU more sustainable. We work hard to bring about initiatives that make TRU more sustainable, but we count on you to make them work with your participation.

Random acts of sustainability

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  •  Conserve energy around campus
  •  Cut down on your power consumption

Food and Drink

  •  Bring your own coffee mug
  •  Eat in, don't take out


  •  Use digital signatures on PDFs
  •  Only print if you have to


  •  Join TRU Rideshare (carpool)
  •  Don't leave your car idling


  •  Use water bottle refill stations
  •  Remember to turn off taps

Zero-Waste, Recycling and Composting

  •  Use the zero-waste stations
  •  Recycle everything

Sustainable Purchasing

  •  Chemically Intensive Products
  •  Consumable Office Products
  •  Electric Lawn and Garden Machinery
  •  Green Events
  •  Professional Services
  •  Promotional Products
  •  Purchasing Guide
  •  Sustainable Catering
  •  Sustainable Furniture
  •  Sustainable IT Accessories
  •  Sustainable IT Hardware and Software

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