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Bottles, bottles everywhere

Author: Rachel Novick

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Visiting anthropology professor Richard Wilk will address the environmental impacts of Americans’ addiction to bottled water on Wednesday March 25th in room C103 of the Hesburgh Center.

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St. Paddy's Goes Green

Author: Rachel Novick

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Recylemania 2009 kicked off with a hugely successful St. Patrick’s Day Party on the Fieldhouse Mall, and more great events are coming up in the next few days.

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1,000 Tons and Counting

Author: Rachel Novick

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Notre Dame recently recycled its 1000th ton of the year. Much of the success is due to the standardization of single stream recycling across campus.

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College of Science Kicks Off Year-Long Energy Challenge

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On Monday February 2nd, Dean Crawford stood before a crowd of faculty, students, and staff in Jordan Hall to issue a challenge to the entire College of Science: save as much energy as possible for the next year.

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Kaitlyn Howard wins Grab 'n Go Raffle

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“Carrying my reusable bag with me is really easy," said Kaitlyn. "I felt bad throwing away the paper bag every time I got Grab ’n Go, but now I don’t have to worry about it.”

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Sober Up: Turn Off Your Faucet

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In response to the 2008 Academic forum, design students in a senior level Graphic Design class spent their final weeks of the fall semester working on projects to advocate sustainability in the Notre Dame community.

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Coming Up on February 9th

Author: Rachel Novick

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The start of the spring semester will bring a once-a-year opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to participate in a campus-wide sustainability planning session.

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Sustainable seafood comes to campus

Author: Rachel Novick

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On November 25, Notre Dame became the first major U.S. college to earn certification from the Marine Stewardship Council, a global nonprofit that has developed the world’s leading environmental standard for sustainable and well-managed wild capture fisheries.

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Huddle Takes Green Steps

Author: Rachel Novick

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You won’t find any incandescent lightbulbs in the Huddlemart anymore. From now on, says Huddle manager Jim LaBella, they plan to only sell compact fluorescents.

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Ben Hechler Wins Grab 'n Go Raffle

Author: Rachel Novick

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“I typically get Grab ’n Go every day for lunch,” said Ben. “Although on a day-to-day basis something as simple as saving a paper bag may seem trivial, over the course of the semester the savings really do add up.”

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Winter is here - does your heat work?

Author: Rachel Novick

Over 70 student volunteers went door-to-door in the residence halls on November 16th, giving out 3,000 energy-efficient CFLs (compact fluorescent light bulbs) in exchange for incandescent bulbs and conducting brief energy audits of each dorm room they visited.

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