Data and Totals

5,759 Terps have taken the Small Footprint Pledge.

Total Savings:

47,948 pounds of waste

12,521,072 gallons of water

569,371 pounds of carbon dioxide

  • 1. I will compost when eating in the Dining Halls and in Stamp, and bring other food waste to these places to be composted.
  • 394 pledges 
  • 43,240  pounds of waste
  • 2. I will use cloth or other reusable bags when I go shopping.
  • 597 pledges
  • 1,180 pounds of waste
  • 3. I will recycle paper products, cans, and bottles.
  • 497 pledges
  • 322,157 pounds of carbon dioxide 
  • 4. I will carry a reusable water bottle.
  • 679 pledges
  • 1,527 pounds of waste
  • 5. I will replace one regular bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb.
  • 251 pledges
  • 17,467 pounds of carbon dioxide
  • 6. I will wash clothes in cold water.
  • 372 pledges
  • 6,477 pounds of carbon dioxide
  • 7. I will eat vegetarian one day a week.
  • 704 pledges
  • 115,879 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.
  • 460 pledges
  • 50,870 pounds of carbon dioxide
  • 9. I will reduce my showering time by five minutes.
  • 603 pledges
  •  1,367,695 gallons of water
  • 10. I will turn off the tap while brushing my teeth.
  • 471 pledges
  •  761,784 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.
  • 188 pledges
  • 10,391,593 gallons of water
  • 12. I will walk or bike short distances instead of driving.
  • 508 pledges
  • 56,522 pounds of carbon dioxide