University of Utah Becoming More Eco-Friendly

University of Utah Becoming More Eco-Friendly

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(KSL News) The University of Utah is working to becoming a more eco-friendly campus.

The school launched its new Office of Sustainability today, which will help the school operate more efficiently and save energy.

It was part the U's first Campus Environmental Impact Day, designed to educate the public on sustainability.

It's something student leaders say anyone can do just by making little changes. "You can still power your car. You can still light your house. You can still do everything you do without real sacrifice or anything like that," explained Patrick Reimherr, director of the University of Utah Board of Sustainability.

University of Utah Becoming More Eco-Friendly

Prior to the launch, the school added thousands of recycling bins on campus, upgraded buildings to be more efficient and adjusted watering practices to save millions of gallons of water yearly.

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