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The Energy Savings & Awareness Week activity wheel.

The George Washington University
A proposed weeklong event promoting reusable energy resources, smart technologies, and raising awareness about energy waste and potential savings.
(Photo by Anders Lagerås/Wikimedia Commons)
American University School of Communication
Every fall, pumpkins are a major source of food waste. Here is how you can put your jack-o'-lantern to good use this Halloween.

Do you really need that decoration in your drink? Or the straw, for that matter? It's OK to pass on these extras. (Alpha du centaure/Creative Commons)

GWU
I've found not many college students know the basics of living more sustainably and cheaply. Here are a few ideas students can use to change up their daily routine to be more gentle to our earth. 
I will openly admit that I am not a treehugger. I'm not a vegetarian, I don't watch those PETA videos about animal cruelty, and I certainly would not consider myself the most energy efficient student on the block. Don't hate me just yet.