Just because you're in college doesn't mean you can't reduce your carbon footprint. In fact, this is a great time to develop habits that will help you to be a lifelong friend of the planet. In addition, by making these changes yourself, you'll be part of a grassroots movement to improve your community and the world. Others will see what you do and make changes in their own lives.
By trying one or more of these tips, you'll reduce your carbon footprint even while you're in college. And by developing these habits while you're young, you'll be a responsible lifelong steward of your local and world environment.
Did we miss anything? If you have any tips for your fellow college students to help reduce your carbon footprint, let us know in the comments!
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