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TECHNOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT A Survey on Residential Consumption.

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1 TECHNOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT A Survey on Residential Consumption

2 WATER

3 Q: How long do you shower per day?

4 Q: Do you leave the water running when you brush your teeth/shave?

5 Q: How many bottles of water do you consume per week?

6 POWER

7 Q: How many hours a day do you leave your lights on?

8 Q: How many hours a day do you need your lights on?

9 Q: How many hours a day do you leave your fan(s) on? Not including Parkside

10 Q: How do you treat your computer at night?

11 Q: Do you unplug your chargers when they are not in use?

12 Q: How many hours per day is your air conditioning on?

13 WASTE

14 Q: Do you recycle?

15 Q: Why not recycle? “USC does it for you.” “The recycling bins are too small.” – (usually full) “I do not have a recycling bin” “I didn’t think there were any recycling bins.” “I’m sure [my recyclables] will get recycled somewhere down the line.”

16 Q: What do you recycle?

17 Q: Do you know what you can and cannot recycle?

18 Q: Do you know where the recycling bin is on your floor?

19 Q: Are you willing to: Take shorter showers/turn the water off while soaping- up: 15% Turn the lights off when you leave your room: 49% Turn your computer off at night: 43% Be more conscientious of your recycling habits: 31% Not use your fan unnecessarily: 17% __________________________________________________________________________ I am unwilling to change my habits: 32%

20 Credits Course: Technology and the Environment Professor: Najm Meshkati Semester: Fall 2008 Class Members: Pedro Alcalá, Charles Capron, Lilliana Chavez, Leon Cheung, Ryan Feldman, Zev Felix, Caroline Fletcher, Catherine Khoo, Daniel Killam, Stephanie Nguyen Linda Peng, Matthew Quandt, Alejandra Rocha, Blake Spencer, Wil Sturgeon, Max Tomaszewski, Richard Wei, Alexander White PowerPoint Design: Alexander White *Data based on 140 survey results.


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