Did you know that you can run your television for three hours with the amount of energy saved from recycling one aluminum can? Or that Towson University donates over a ton of food to area food banks during move-out each year? Whether it's energy, water, food, materials, or miles, less is more at TU. From recovering food to energy setbacks, we are always looking for new ways to save, and reduce our carbon footprint.
If you have to make a purchase, why not make it green? The State of Maryland provides environmentally preferable purchasing guidelines to all state agencies, including University System of Maryland. The guidelines include provisions for purchasing energy efficient electronics, recyclable products, products made from recycled materials, nontoxic materials, and more. Please follow these guidelines when making purchases for your department.