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Notre Dame Athletics, Levy partnering with local organization to reduce food waste at Notre Dame Stadium

Notre Dame Athletics, Levy partnering with local organization to reduce food waste at Notre Dame Stadium

Author: Erin Blasko

The University of Notre Dame Athletics Department and Levy, the food service provider for Notre Dame Stadium, are partnering with a local nonprofit to reduce food waste, contribute to food security and support job training this football season — part of a broader focus on sustainability campuswide.

With every home game this season, Levy will donate leftover food from the stadium to Cultivate Culinary School & Catering, a local organization that prepares at-risk high school students and adults for jobs in the food service industry.…

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Three new buildings surrounding stadium will seek LEED Silver certification

Three new buildings surrounding stadium will seek LEED Silver certification

Author: Marissa Gebhard

Duncan Student Center, O’Neill Hall, and Corbett Family Hall — flanking the west, south and east sides of Notre Dame Stadium — were designed and constructed with the goal of seeking LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

With an approximate total of 800,000 square feet, Duncan Student Center, O’Neill Hall, and Corbett Family Hall were built to use less water, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and be resource efficient. At least 20 percent of all of the building materials contain post-consumer and pre-consumer recycled content, including structural steel and reinforcement, concrete, metal studs, insulation, aluminum window framing, gypsum wallboard, terrazzo, spray fireproofing and ceiling tiles. Additionally, more than 20 percent of the construction materials were harvested or manufactured regionally, within 500 miles of the construction site.…

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Notre Dame Continues to Rank Among Most Beautiful College Campuses

Notre Dame Continues to Rank Among Most Beautiful College Campuses

Author: Donnetta McClellan

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. …

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Annual Notre Dame Free Shred Event

Annual Notre Dame Free Shred Event

Author: Donnetta McClellan

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.…

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