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Students unveil environmentally friendly dorm room

The Green Campus Program and Student Housing Wednesday unveiled "The Green Room," a tour room at the Mesa Court housing…

May 2, 2007

The Green Campus Program and Student Housing Wednesday unveiled “The Green Room,” a tour room at the Mesa Court housing complex in UC Irvine that is furnished completely with environmentally-friendly products. Bed sheets and other linens are made of organic cotton, hemp or recycled cloth. Soap and laundry detergent are biodegradable and non-toxic. Mechanical devices are Energy Star certified. Purchase information is attached to each item, making it easy for visitors to incorporate energy-saving practices into their own residences. Visitors can see The Green Room during housing tours offered by Student Housing or by appointment.