Go Green

Getting Around

Getting Around

  • Walk, skate, or bike
  • For longer commutes use Zip car, Car2go, Zimride
  • Or take the Trolley! (
On The Menu

On the Menu

  • Incorporate "meatless Mondays" into your life — A vegetarian diet can reduce water consumption by up to 50% per person (approx. 1,850 gallons of water are used to produce a single pound of beef)
  • Support your local farmers and head out to the farmers markets for organic, local produce and a cultural experience
  • Organic means health and safety, as well as liveable wages for farm workers
  • Support local restaurants that incorporate sustainability into their practices
At Home

At Home

  • Recycle paper, aluminum, glass, plastic, and old electronics
  • Switch to LED bulbs and utilize natural lighting
  • Put a fan by the window instead of turning on your AC in the summer
  • Turn off all lights and electronics when not in use
  • Take 5-7 minute showers
  • Wash your clothes in a cold cycle


  • Bring reusable bags to the grocery store — If you forget, ask for plastic
  • If you need a reusable bag, contact
  • Support stores that promote sustainable business practices
  • Buy domestic goods