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Mad About Saving Energy

Author: Rachel Novick

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Across the campus, students saved almost 57,000 killowatt hours, equivalent to approximately 80,000 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over the three week Megawatt Madness competition.

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Author: Rachel Novick

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William Kamkwamba, author of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, will be speaking at McKenna Hall on Monday, March 18th at 7 p.m. His life is a remarkable story of human inventiveness and its power to overcome crippling adversity.

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RecycleMania Reigns on ND Campus

Author: Rachel Novick

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Students across campus have planned a diverse array of events to promote recycling and waste reduction during RecycleMania, the nationwide campus competition that takes place each spring semester.

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The Madness Begins

Author: Rachel Novick

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This month, Megawatt Madness will match up dorms in head-to-head energy competitions that rotate each week. The competition runs for three weeks, from Monday February 4th through February 24th, giving every dorm a good shot at being a winner.

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Taking on Storm Water

Author: Rachel Novick

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A team of civil engineering majors has taken on the EPA’s first ever Campus RainWorks Challenge. In this challenge, the EPA asked college students from across the country to design innovative green infrastructure projects for their campus to tackle storm water runoff issues.

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New partnerships divert items from landfill

Author: Myles Robertson

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A collaboration among Notre Dame departments provided 227 mattresses to eight local not-for-profit organizations, diverting the used dorm mattresses from the landfill while providing a rare opportunity for the agencies to fill an often-overlooked need.

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ND Beats WF in Energy Bowl

Author: Rachel Novick

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Game day hasn’t even arrived and Notre Dame has already claimed victory over Wake Forest. Notre Dame finished the Energy Bowl competition with a 9.6% reduction and Wake Forest reduced their consumption by 8.1%.

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Want Mondays Off?

Author: Myles Robertson

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This month, Notre Dame Food Services is introducing its own take on Meatless Monday, a national grassroots initiative aimed at reducing meat consumption by 15% in order to improve personal health and the health of the planet.

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Beat Wake Forest Twice!

Author: Rachel Novick

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Having challenged the Demon Deacons to a two-week dorm energy competition leading up to the November 17th game, Notre Dame students can beat Wake Forest before anyone even steps onto the field.

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Dorms kill watts by the millions

Author: Rachel Novick

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Howard Hall has emerged the winner of the fiercely contested Kill-a-Watt Energy Competition.
Howard’s 52% reduction from its baseline was the best performance to date in Notre Dame’s five-year history of dorm energy competitions.

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