The ASNMSU Department of Sustainability works in collaboration with the NMSU office of Sustainability to create awareness on sustainable efforts around the NMSU Campus. For more information on sustainability efforts please visit the Office of Sustainability at sustainability.nmsu.edu
This Year NMSU will be participating in the Campus conservation Nationals competition in a bid to encourage NMSU students to engage in energy conservation. The competition will involve Garcia Hall, Piñon, and RGH. This initiative is organized by ASNMSU Office of Sustainability and NMSU Housing and Campus Life. To learn more about his competition, visit CAMPUS CONSERVATION NATIONALS Don’t forget to Aggie Up! and Power down.
Did You Know?
It takes 50,000 years for a single shampoo bottle to decompose? Recycling shampoo bottles, and aluminum cans can save the environment years of agony.
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours.
Only 1% of the world’s water supply is usable, 97% are the oceans and 2% is frozen (for now).
The amount of wood and paper we throw away each year is enough to heat 50,000,000 homes for 20 years.
Plastic bags and other plastic garbage thrown into the ocean kill as many as 1,000,000 sea creatures every year.
A modern glass bottle takes 4000 years or more to decompose.