Mission Zero Pledge

Pledge Submission Form:

I support Sheridan in its commitment to sustainability and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions as outlined in the Mission Zero goals of:

  • decreasing overall energy use and carbon emissions by 50% by 2020; and
  • becoming a Zero Waste campus by 2020

I pledge to do my part to reduce my ecological footprint by taking one or more of the following actions on a daily basis:

  1. Correctly use the Zero Waste sorting bins. Recycle all e-waste.
  2. Bring a reusable water bottle.
  3. Bring a reusable coffee mug.
  4. Bring a Zero Waste lunch/snack to campus.
  5. Minimize the use of disposable items, including paper towel and packaging.
  6. Avoid printing documents or print double-sided whenever possible.
  7. Set computer in energy-saving mode and turn it off at the end of the day.
  8. Turn off lights when a room is not being used.
  9. use an alternative means of transportation to come to campus (e.g. public transit, bike).
  10. Use water with conservation in mind.
  11. Engage in conversation about climate change with others in person or through social media.
  12. Express my concerns regarding the environment to the local government representatives.