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Auburn University students save more than $12,000 in water, energy costs in February Sustain-A-Bowl

Sustain-A-BowlAUBURN – Nearly 4,000 Auburn University students in 30 residence halls saved more than $12,000 in water and electricity costs in this year’s Sustain-A-Bowl, Auburn’s annual resource reduction competition. The goal of the competition was for each residence hall to reduce both its electricity and water consumption by 10 percent.

Twenty-three of the 30 residence halls participating reached the electricity reduction goal, while 22 halls reached the water reduction goal. Overall winners for the competition included Broun Hall in the Quad, Toomer Hall in the Hill and Tiger Hall in the Village.

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Auburn University Office of Sustainability launching month-long Sustain-A-Bowl campaign

On Friday, Jan. 30, Auburn University’s Office of Sustainability will launch Sustain-A-Bowl, a month-long campaign to reduce water and electricity use and waste production around campus and in the community.

Each residence hall in the Hill and Quad will compete to be the building that reduces its resource use the most over the course of the month compared to its own three-year average.

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