The ASNMSU Department of Community Outreach 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 website at


Did You Know?

NMSU provides 50% of its own energy through various sustainable plants around campus.

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.


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