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The 10 Easiest Ways To Be An Eco-Friendly Student

Even the laziest among us can use these easy green-living tips.

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2. Test out your green thumb.


Not only are plants a good way to give your dorm room or apartment a green glow, they also create a calming environment for students. Try nurturing a dwarf lemon tree, aloe vera, or cacti.

3. Embrace energy-saving computer settings.


Keep your screen saver on black, closing your laptop cover when you’re not using it to preserve power, and let your monitor sleep after 10 minutes without use.

6. Cut back on snack waste.


The week before a big exam, make a trip to the grocery store to pick up study snacks like nuts or dried fruit in bulk. Package up smaller portions of these snacks in a reusable container.

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