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November is Laundry Month

Author: Olivia Critchlow

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It is no longer avoidable, winter is coming. Many students returned to campus from Fall Break with their winter clothes in tow leading us to highlight our November theme, laundry.

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GreenTown Comes to Michiana

Author: Rachel Novick

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On October 10th and 11th, downtown South Bend’s DoubleTree Hotel will host GreenTown Michiana, a community-wide conference focused on enhancing sustainability throughout the region.

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Blessing of the Bicycles

Author: Rachel Novick

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Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are invited to bring their bikes and receive God’s blessing for safety and health in their biking at 12:30pm on Friday Oct. 4th at the Fr. Sorin Statue on South Quad.

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Green Out Goes Green

Author: Rachel Novick

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The Leprechaun Legion has announced that the dorm with the greatest number of commitments to sustainable practices will get to choose a charity that will receive a donation from the Kelly Cares Foundation.

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Party While the Sun Shines

Author: Rachel Novick

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A uniquely sustainable tailgate has joined the throngs for the 2013 football season at Notre Dame. The tailgate is located at Innovation Park and operates entirely on solar power.

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No off-season for saving energy

Author: Rachel Novick

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This year, Notre Dame’s residence halls will participate in a new kind of energy competition – one that spans the entire academic year. Halls will rack up points based on their rank each month, and the hall with the best cumulative rank will receive $1,000 and an Energy Champion banner in May.

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Microfiber Mops Sweep Campus

Author: Rachel Novick

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Notre Dame’s Building Services is steadily replacing conventional loop mops in favor of microfiber mops, resulting in increased cleanliness, reduced chemical usage, greater ease of use, and extended mop lifespans.

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Give Before You Go

Author: Rachel Novick

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With finals and move-out day looming, the Old2Gold collection sites popping up across campus are a welcome sight for students whose dorm rooms are looking more crowded than they did in August.

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Recyclemaniacs Rule

Author: Rachel Novick

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The results are in, and ND has finished in the top 25% in this year’s RecycleMania competition. By focusing on athletic events and reevaluating placement of trash and recycling receptacles, recycling on campus is becoming more efficient and easier for everyone.

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