Focus on All Things Green

Tip on the Month

Wash in Cold or Warm Water

If all the households in the U.S. switched from hot-hot cycle to warm-cold, we could save the energy comparable to 100,000 barrels of oil a day.

Only launder when you have a full load.

The John Jay College Sustainability Council was established in 2007.  The council consist of faculty, staff and students.  It meets several times per year, and has worked on a CUNY wide initiative to promote Sustainability throughout the campus.  The goal of this Sustainability effort is to meet Mayor Bloomberg’s “30 in 10” challenge.  “30 in 10” refers to a reduction of 30% in the carbon footprint of New York City in the next ten years.  Please see the list of 8 Key areas for an overview of accomplishments and future plans.