Unplug: Don’t forget to turn off computers and appliances before the long weekend

Unplug (electrical wire)

York community members are reminded to switch off and unplug before leaUnplug (electrical wire)ving for the Thanksgiving long weekend. It is also a good time to remind others in your area about the importance of shutting down computers, lights, small office or kitchen appliances and other personal electronics before leaving the office.

This simple gesture can yield tremendous results, given that staff and faculty operate more than 8,000 computers, and together the Keele and Glendon campuses have more than 140,000 internal lights.

The ability to shut down certain electrical devices will vary depending on departmental requirements.

For information on reducing your own carbon footprint, visit the David Suzuki Foundation website.

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