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Recycle & Save on Energy!

Recycling is an excellent way to save energy and preserve the environment. One recycled tin can would save enough energy to power a TV for three hours. One recycled glass bottle would save enough energy to power a computer for 25 minutes while one recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for three hours. Seventy percent less energy is required to recycle paper as compared to making it from raw materials.

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Carpooling

Carpooling

Rideshare Database Registration

The Memphis & Shelby County Health Department Pollution Control, Air Quality Improvement Branch maintains a database of individuals who work in the Memphis Urbanized Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Area and have expressed a desire to commute to work via carpool, vanpool, transit or bicycle.

The following link allows registration to this database. The link will take you outside of the University of Memphis website and is not affiliated with the University of Memphis. Vride.com

Go Green! Save Some Green!

Gas prices and energy costs are soaring. Students, faculty and staff members can go green and save some green by carpooling. The U of M carpool channel is easy to use and conveniently located within the Spectrum portal.

Instructions for using the U of M Carpool Channel

  1. Log into the Spectrum Portal using your UUID and TigerLan/email password.
  2. After entering the portal, you will see the "Carpool Information" channel block in the right-hand column under the "Home" tab page.
  3. To REGISTER or EDIT your carpool listing: Click the "U of M Carpool Registration/Edit" link and complete the form.
  4. TO VIEW OTHER LISTINGS: Click the "Current U of M Carpool Listings" link.

 

 

 

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