Sustainable EKU

Eastern Kentucky University

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  • 75 Total

Challenges

Simplicity

Go for a Daily Walk

I will take a walk for 15 minutes each day.

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Water

5-Minute Showers

I will save up to 20 gallons (75 L) of water each day by taking 5-minute showers.

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Energy

Turn it off

I will keep lights, electronics, and appliances turned off when not using them.

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Waste

Use a Reusable Mug

I will avoid sending 1 disposable cup(s) to the landfill each day by using a reusable mug.

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Simplicity

Buy Used Clothes

I will spend 10 minutes learning about the perils of fast fashion and will buy my clothes at second-hand stores when I shop.

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Health

More Fruits and Veggies

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 1 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

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Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 15 minute(s) each day.

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Waste

Use a Reusable Water Bottle

I will keep 1 disposable plastic bottle(s) from entering the waste stream by using a reusable water bottle.

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Waste

Skip the Straw

Plastic bags and small plastic pieces like straws are most likely to get swept into our waterways. I will keep 1 plastic straw(s) out of the landfill and ocean each day by refusing straws or using my own glass/metal straw.

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Waste

Use Reusable Bags

I will not accept any disposable bags when making purchases.

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  • Sustainable EKU 10/21/2019 8:13 AM
    Great job so far, everyone! Let's get a few actions in these past three days. Try enjoying a meal free of meat products today. 
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  • Sustainable EKU 9/30/2019 7:33 AM
    EKU is participating in Campus Ecochallenge Oct 2-23. The goal of the ecochallenge is to make the campus community think critically about how their actions affect the environment and encourage long-term behavior and attitude changes. There will be prizes for participants who receive the most points!