bct assig 7 - people the lights are not turned on until...

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Eric Russo BCT assignment 7 11/3/10 My estimated emissions were calculated to be a little less than half of the average American person. Luckily over the last 3 years I have learned a lot about what I can personally do to make a difference towards a more sustainable future as an environmental design major. One of the main things I do is avoid driving in cars. I do not own a car and never have, and I do not plan on purchasing a car until I absolutely have to. I rarely even use the public transit at UMass. My main use of transportation is riding a long board. Also, the amount of energy used in my apartment is very small. In my apartment of three bedrooms which is shared between four
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Unformatted text preview: people, the lights are not turned on until around 7pm every night. Along with that we barley use the air conditioning and heating, and if we do they are only used for short periods of time. Something I need to work on, though, is unplugging outlets when not in use, and maybe to make it easier for my apartment-mates to recycle. We recycle everything that we can, but sometimes I will find a few plastic bottles in the trash. Overall I need to be more conscience of my surroundings, and make sure that lights not in use get turned off, and to use water as efficiently as possible.\...
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