With so much to think about when heading back to college like your roommate, your class schedule, which campus clubs to join and how long the library stays open for studying, who has time to think about going Green in their dorm room?
Luckily, Patch has you covered with some simple tips on creating an eco-friendly dorm room.
Instead of: Cases of plastic water bottles
Go Green with: A tabletop filter and a pretty stainless steel water bottle
Instead of: Regular coffee
Go Green with: Organic, fair trade coffee
Instead of: Traditional notebooks farmed from forests
Go Green with: Notebooks made from recycled materials
Instead of: Air freshener plug-ins
Go Green with: Natural air freshener that uses essential oils
Instead of: Traditional chemical-laden sheets, pillows and blankets
Go Green with: Organic cotton sheets, pillows and blankets
Instead of: Paper plates, napkins and utensils
Go Green with: Reusable plates, napkins and silverware
Instead of: Plastic decorations
Go Green with: Live plants that clean the air
Instead of: Buying decorations and furniture
Go Green with: Recycled/used decorations and furniture
What are your tips for creating an eco-friendly dorm room?