June 1, 2009
If every on-campus student at University Park reduced his or her time in the shower by just five minutes, Penn State would save 100,000 gallons of water each school year. That is enough to fill five swimming pools and lower the University's carbon footprint by 18,980 pounds every year.
To learn more ways to conserve resources, visit http://www.takecharge.psu.edu/ways.shtml.
For more information, contact Lydia Vandenbergh, marketing assistant for Penn State’s Sustainability Office