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The Madness Begins!

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

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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.

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First Sustainability Research Expo at ND

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

Sustainability Research Expo

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.

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Over 1/3 of Game Day Waste Diverted From Landfills

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

34% of the material produced during this season’s game days was diverted from landfills. Over 102 tons of material was recycled from both the stadium bowl and tailgating lots—an amount equivalent to preventing the release of 352 metric tons of CO2 emissions or taking almost 1000 cars off of the road.…

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Harvest Festival: Results

Author: Sean Gervais

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On Tuesday, October 28th, the Harvest Festival brought over 1200 lbs of local beef, 600 lbs of local squash, and almost 500 lbs of local smelt to the North and South dining halls.

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Green your Office!

Author: Sean Gervais

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The Green Office Certification is an initiative from the Office of Sustainability designed to engage faculty and staff with the University’s strategic goals of reducing carbon emissions and increasing waste diversion.

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Recyclemania is Complete!

Author: Robert Coly

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The results are in for this year’s RecycleMania competition, and the University of Notre Dame has once again improved its rankings from last year, finishing in the top 25%.

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