Green Hostel Campaign
Green Living Tips
Even small changes in your daily habits can make big differences to the environment!
Residents of student hostels are highly encouraged to develop a green living habit which is the best way to contribute to the common good of student hostels, the campus and the earth. Everyone can play a part in protecting our environment in our daily lives and at hostel!
Student hostels are on self-financed basis. Your contribution in saving electricity in common area, water and gas will definitely help decrease the operation cost of the hostels, and ease the pressure of increase of hostel fees.
Green Living Tips are available at:
To promote green messages among hostel residents, a newly designed signage on green living tips is posted up in the common lobby of each student floor.
The booklet of "Must Read Information about Student Hostel For New Students" (p.15 and 16) - Every new student including exchange and non-local degree seeking students were given a copy of this booklet.
A plastic fan – All participants of NSO 2015 were given a plastic fan to promote green living
style and reduce the use of air-conditioners.
Simply follow the tips below and go Green at Lingnan :
Take shorter showers
lait for a full load before washing clothes
lvoid water game to save fresh water
Turn off water when brushing teeth, washing hands or shaving
Order only the amount you can eat
Reduce leftovers and take them away
Support food donation activities for charities
Cook the leftovers for the next meal instead of throwing them away
Save Resources and Reduce Wastes
Bring your own water bottles and bags
Use fewer tissues and paper napkins
Donate used books, utensils, clothing, shoes and handbags to the needy
Think before you print out materials or print on both sides of the paper
Reduce your use of air-conditioners and heaters
Turn off all electrical appliances
Use stairs instead of lifts
Unplug chargers from the wall when not in use
Previous Green Activities :
Green Hostel Competition 2014/15
Can you design green living tips for your hostel?
To promote green living at hostels, a competition was orgznied during the term break to invite hostel residents to design environmental protection messages. See the result HERE