5 Ways to waste less food this Thanksgiving
The Office of Sustainability recently developed a sustainability module for the official Notre Dame Mobile App, MobileND.
Due to increased demand, the popular car-sharing service Zip Car has awarded Notre Dame a fifth vehicle for campus.
Between decorations, costumes, and parties, Halloween can be an incredibly wasteful holiday. Luckily it’s also one of the easiest holidays to give a sustainable makeover! We’ve compiled some tips and tricks below to help you make your Halloween as green as possible.
1. Reuse, shop vintage or make it yourself!…
This year’s football season has featured some key changes to the Game Day Recycling Program in an effort to improve both the amount of recycling collected and the cleanliness of the tailgating lots after each game.
Notre Dame Cares for Our Common Home
By Ethan Muehlstein
Remember the most beautiful place you have ever been? I do: the sun rising over the mountains, the trees gently swaying in the wind, the smell of the summer grass, and the sound of the birds chirping in their nests. Now, imagine the same place without the trees, a grey sky, a barren terrain, and no sound of joy in air. This is our destiny if we don’t act. This is our future if we don’t start caring for our common home.…
Gina McCarthy, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), describes action against climate change as a moral obligation and praised the University of Notre Dame’s recent commitment to eliminate use of coal by 2020 as an example of an institution “putting its investments where its values are.”
Shred your home files at work on Wednesday July 15th from 11:30am-1:30pm.
A chronological list of Notre Dame and the mainstream media’s responses to Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si”.
The 10th annual Michiana Bike to Work Week challenge is coming up on June 14-20, and members of the Notre Dame community are encouraged to create or join a campus team.
The results are in for this year’s RecycleMania competition, and Notre Dame has placed among the top 20% in the Gorilla category, which tracks bulk weight of recyclables collected during the competition.
The Office of Sustainability is sponsoring a showing of Tapped on Thursday, April 16th at 7:30pm
In honor of South Bend’s 150th anniversary, The Crossing Educational Center and Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka are teaming up for a special Earth Day event to beautify the Renaissance District.
On Saturday, March 27 from 8:30-9:30 pm, the lights on the Golden Dome of the Main Building and the Word of Life mural on Hesburgh Library will be turned off for one hour to celebrate Earth Hour.
Congrats to the ladies of Farley hall for winning Megawatt Madness 2015!
The quarterly Green Ambassadors meeting on April 7th from 12-1pm in the LaFortune Ballroom will focus on a sustainable look at the FurnishND and Old2Gold programs.
This month the Notre Dame campus will again experience Megawatt Madness: an energy reduction competition that pits dorm against dorm, quad against quad, and sister/brother dorm pairs against each other to see who can reduce their dorm energy use the most.
On January 26th, the Notre Dame campus will host its inaugural Sustainability Research Expo which will bring together opportunities from across the campus and community for students to get involved in sustainability research, educational programs, and internships.
The University of Notre Dame has earned a gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
The Environmental Fluid Dynamics Group researches transport phenomena in order to understand and model atmospheric, oceanic, and industrial fluid processes.