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VCU Follows State’s Lead in “Going Green”

By Amy Via
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va. — At the beginning of October, Virginia Commonwealth University began an environmental initiative called “Year of the Environment,” modeled from a statewide campaign started last year by Gov. Tim Kaine.

Jacek Ghosh, VCU’s Director of Sustainability, spoke with VCU InSight about some of the events involved, how VCU gets people involved in “green” practices, and practical tips to live more sustainably.

“Turn off the lights when you leave your office or apartment, turn off the water when you’re brushing your teeth…obviously recycle, don’t idle your car, etc.,” said Ghosh.

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