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Go Green @ MU Libraries: What to Know & What to Do

In celebration of Earth Day 2019, MU Libraries is sharing all the ways that Marshall students can go green in our facilities.

Image of Earth and the header "Facts"

11 Facts about Earth Dayfrom DoSomething.Org

5 Reasons Why You Should Love Earthfrom NatGeo Kids

10 Fascinating Facts about Earth Day, from MentalFloss.Com

Understand Climate Change, from GlobalChange.Gov

How People View Climate Change, from 2019 Pew Research Center Survey

Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet from Climate.NASA.Gov


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ACT #1 Recycling one can of soda will save enough energy to power a TV for three hours.

ACT #2 In its lifetime, one reusable bag can prevent the use of 600 plastic bags.

ACT #3 Shutting down a computer when it’s not in use cuts the energy consumption by 85 percent.

ACT #4 For every mile walked instead of driven, nearly one pound of pollution is kept out of the air.

Sourcehttps://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/celebrations/earth-day/#earth-day-cleanup.jpg, accessed April 18, 2019