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Greening UM

The University of Montana


THE SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE

Commit - The Sustainability Pledge.

I pledge to support UM’s sustainability goals and initiatives.
I commit to reducing my own environmental impact and supporting my community in these ways:


ENERGY Get the facts

Adjust the thermostat by a few degrees
Always turn off lights and appliances that aren't in use
Unplug chargers and electronics when they're not in use
Set energy saving modes and functions as defaults on all appliances
Use cold or warm water setting on the washing machine
Switch to compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)

WASTE Get the facts

Consume less!
Recycle paper, cardboard, #1 and #2 plastics, aluminum and tin
Reduce food waste
Always double-side prints and copies
BYOC- bring your own cup!
Take reusable bags shopping
Avoid products with excessive packaging

TRANSPORTATION Get the facts

Bike, walk, or bus
Carpool when driving is unavoidable
Combine errands to reduce need for travel

FOOD Get the facts

Buy local and seasonal products and produce
Choose organically produced, and fair trade certified goods
Cut down on heavily processed foods

WATER Get the facts

Carry a reusable water bottle instead of buying bottled water
Turn off the tap when not in use
Shorten showers

GET INVOLVED! Get the facts

Join a student group
Contact The Office of Sustainability
Volunteer with one of Missoula's local non-profits
Do an internship
Share your concerns with elected officials

COMPLETE THE PLEDGE

Student Faculty Staff Administrator Alumni


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Welcome To Greening UM

The Office of Sustainability
UM Facilities Services PP 110
32 Campus Dr MS 9288
Missoula MT, 59812