Tuesday, December 21, 2010

What is UIC's Ecological Footprint?

Ecological Footprint Analysis (EFA) is used as a measure of land and water ecosystems needed to provide the resources for a given population and process the waste that it produces in a globalized metric (global hectares), generally on an annual basis.You may have tried to calculate your own personal "footprint" (if you haven't check out our links). But have you ever wondered what UIC's footprint is? Click here and you'll find out what contributes to our 97,601 global hectares (2.66 global hectares per total faculty, staff and students) of footprint and some ideas for making it smaller.

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