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Students, campuses in state add saving water to college life
Students, campuses in state add saving water to college life

In a residence hall at UCLA, 84 students share a floor dedicated to cutting waste and preserving the environment: They take five-minute showers, they compost and recycle, they goad each other to turn out the lights and, through a grant, they purchased reusable plastic and bamboo dishes and utensils for personal use in the dorm. "We call ourselves the sustainable living and learning lab and our floor is really just about education and facilitating student leadership in the area," said Sarah Dahnke, 21, a global studies major and one of the dorm's resident assistants. Efforts like those of Dahnke and her dorm mates are being replicated at colleges and universities in...

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