Americans consume more energy and resources per capita than any other group of people. Being environmentally responsible might involve altering your everyday habits, but it doesn't have to be hard! If you make any of the changes outlined in this section, you'll reduce your environmental footprint.
Here is the single most important rule for all of us to live by: CONSUME LESS.
- I pledge my support to Villanova University's efforts to become a more sustainable institution.
- I also pledge to incorporate the ideals of environmental sustainability in my daily life on campus, in my living space, and at my home; to adhere to practices that endeavor to achieve energy efficiency, conserve water, control pollution, lower my carbon footprint, and achieve social justice.
- I make this pledge with the hope that the needs of our generation are satisfied without compromising those of future generations.