With a crew of approximately 45 employees strong, Landscape Services maintains more than 1,250 acres of campus property by using several sustainable practices and plantings. While they do spend a fair amount of time keeping the lawns treated and trimmed, they also have the responsibility of landscaping new and re-landscaping existing buildings on campus, all while keeping sustainability in mind. …
Notre Dame continues its effort to reduce its carbon footprint.
Do you have unwanted personal or confidential papers piling up at home you need to dispose of? On Wednesday, August 9th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, the University’s shred provider, Shred-it, in conjunction with University Archives at the Hesburgh Library, is offering free and secure confidential document destruction for all University faculty, staff, and students. This event will be held rain or shine.…
With just a few simple steps, planning a sustainable summer cook-out can be quick and trouble-free.
The Green Tennis Machine uses a combination of inert and non-flammable gases to restore the bounce height of used tennis balls.
Annual Old2Gold sale to benefit 29 local organizations.
Installation is underway for the new ground mount PV solar array system.
The Notre Dame Campus Community Garden has a new home for the first time in seven years.
Earth Day 2017 - Thinking Globally, Acting Locally
As the grand prize winners of the 2017 Megawatt Madness competition, the residents of Howard Hall were treated to an evening of Coffee & Conversation with Mayor Pete Buttigieg...
Dr. Sharma explains the many environmental benefits that green roofs provide, as well as the importance of green roofs in urban settings to mitigate the urban heat island effect.
Allen Utterback, Assistant Director of Facilities for the College of Science, was at a supplier conference in 2015 when something in the corner of his eye caught his attention.
ND Environmental Engineering graduate student Maria Krug was selected for a 2017 Kaneb Graduate Student Teaching award for her work in teaching the undergraduate Community-Based Engineering Design Projects course.
Do you have unwanted personal or confidential papers piling up at home you need to dispose of?
After three weeks of fierce competition, the 2017 Megawatt Madness energy competition has come to a close.
On Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 – 9:30 PM, Notre Dame will once again participate in Earth Hour by turning off the lights on the Golden Dome and the Word of Life Mural on Hesburgh library.
By Ethan Muehlstein, Office of Sustainability Intern
Sweets, carbohydrates, social media, cursing, and even warm showers are familiar sacrifices during the season of Lent. This year how about you choose your sacrifice to be one that will benefit both you and the world? With Pope Francis’s recent call to action to make climate change a priority, reducing your carbon footprint with a Lenten Carbon Fast is a great way to participate in a global cause by focusing on the actions you choose to take daily.…
On Thursday, October 20, 2016, thirty Green Ambassadors gathered to discuss the newly approved Comprehensive Sustainability Strategy. The strategy, which focuses on the six key areas...