Data and Totals

12,460 Terps have taken the Small Footprint Pledge.

Total Savings:

47,824 pounds of waste

12,944,178 gallons of water

623,681 pounds of carbon dioxide

  • 1. I will compost when eating in the Stamp and other campus buildings where compost bins are available.
  • 806 pledges 
  • 44,840  pounds of waste
  • 2. I will use cloth or other reusable bags when I go shopping.
  • 1,805 pledges
  • 1,315 pounds of waste
  • 3. I will recycle paper products, cans, and bottles.
  • 709 pledges
  • 353,172 pounds of carbon dioxide 
  • 4. I will carry a reusable water bottle.
  • 1,463 pledges
  • 1,668 pounds of waste
  • 5. I will replace one regular bulb with an LED bulb.
  • 435 pledges
  • 17,547 pounds of carbon dioxide
  • 6. I will wash clothes in cold water.
  • 606 pledges
  • 6,973 pounds of carbon dioxide
  • 7. I will eat vegetarian one day a week.
  • 1,858 pledges
  • 131, 901 pounds of carbon dioxide
  • 8. I will reduce vampire power by unplugging my printer, computer charger, and phone charger when not in use - or by using a power strip.
  • 1021 pledges
  • 54,737 pounds of carbon dioxide
  • 9. I will reduce my showering time by five minutes.
  • 1,395 pledges
  •  1,502,095 gallons of water
  • 10. I will turn off the tap while brushing my teeth.
  • 957 pledges
  •  795,824 gallons of water
  • 11. I will check my faucets, showerheads, and toilets for leaks and call 4-WORK or my landlord when repairs are needed.
  • 192 pledges
  • 10,646,259 gallons of water
  • 12. I will walk or bike short distances instead of driving.
  • 1,159 pledges
  • 59,349 pounds of carbon dioxide