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Making the green list

April 26, 2012


Notre Dame was recently highlighted in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges, which recognizes schools that “demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation.”

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Celebrate Arbor Day

April 24, 2012


Notre Dame will celebrate Arbor Day this Friday, April 27 with a tour of the campus’ most magnificent trees and the lauch of a virtual tree tour, which allows users to learn about campus trees and take self-guided tours at their convenience.

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Drinks on the House

April 22, 2012

Hydration Station; Water Bottle Filling Station

In a huge step forward for campus sustainability, water bottle filling stations will be installed on the first floor of every residence hall on campus this summer.

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ACE receives LEED Gold certification

April 20, 2012


Carole Sandner Hall was recently certified LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council. The new home for the Alliance for Catholic Education is the sixth building on campus to receive LEED certification.

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Sustainable Style

April 18, 2012


On Sunday April 22nd at 4pm, GreeND’s annual Fashion Show will be held in the LaFortune Ballroom and will include outfits designed by both students and professionals.

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First office receives Green Certification

April 11, 2012


Congratulations to the Office of the Vice President for Research for becoming the first to achieve a Green Office Certification and for being the pilot office for this new campus program.

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Mod/God win Quad Energy Competition

April 09, 2012


Mod and God Quads are the winners of the first-ever Quad Energy Competition, finishing with an impressive 15.7% reduction in electricity usage over the course of the three-week competition.

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Perspective: A passion for sustainability

April 09, 2012


Kate Christian ’15 shares the path she is taking toward pursuing her passions at Notre Dame through a major in Business and a double-minor in Sustainability and Theology.

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Goodbye Manila, Hello Green

April 05, 2012


Since the beginning of the school year, a number of green inter-department envelopes have been making their way to mailboxes across campus. These Greenvelopes are a pilot program initiated by the Office of Sustainability and Mail Services to reduce office waste and save money.

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