Caring for our planet is a shared responsibility. It isn’t just buying organic or recycled, but rather about understanding our personal impact and the steps we can each take daily to lighten our footprint. Project Green Dorm (PGD) presents simple ways to green the back-to-school routine, whether in a dorm, off campus housing, or an apartment. Each of the twelve lifestyle categories featured in PGD, has an corresponding Pinterest board highlighting products, resources, and tips for a sustainable college lifestyle.
Our goals are to encourage you to buy less and shop smart. Look for labels like USDA Certified Organic, Non-GMO Verified, BPA Free, fair trade, 100% post-consumer recycled, and items that are second hand, recycled and upcycled as you are settling in to your new living space. If you buy new, purchase sustainably.
Support businesses and companies that are doing right by you and the planet. Informed consumers can and will change the world!
Check out our Green Dorm Room and Green Packing List for lots of great ideas!