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Sustainability

East Tennessee State University

In Your Office

Click the titles below to find out how you can conserve our natural resources in your office.

Energy Conservation
  • Use natural light when possible
  • Turn off the light when leaving a room
  • Shut down your computer at the end of the day
  • Unplug electronics when not in use
  • Use LED or CFL bulbs when possible
Water Conservation
  • Report any leaks to your building coordinator
Waste Reduction and Recycling
  • Avoid single use items (plates, silverware, coffee containers, cups etc.)
  • Print double sided when it is necessary to print
  • Utilize recycling in your office and/or building
  • To recycle e-waste or toner cartridges contact
  • Use your Minibin
Purchasing
  • Cut back on purchasing frivolous items
  • Buy items with minimal packaging
  • If purchasing from Amazon select to ship in as few packages as possible 

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