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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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More Energy Than Ever!

Author: Rachel Novick

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Notre Dame’s sixth annual Energy Week has concluded, but the ideas and inspiration generated during the week-long ode to energy live on.

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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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Time to Kill-a-Watt

Author: Rachel Novick

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Students across campus are gearing up for the first Dorm Energy Competition of the year, and the stakes have never been higher. The winner will be treated to a chalk-talk with Coach Jeff Jackson of ND Men’s Hockey for the entire dorm plus $1,500 in GE Energy Star appliances.

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Game Day Challenge Grows

Author: Myles Robertson

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Game Day Challenge is a friendly competition between universities with three main goals: reduce the waste generated at college football games, heighten awareness of waste reduction programs, and increase participation in waste reduction programs.

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All Abuzz About Bottles

Author: Rachel Novick

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Many new and returning students this August were greeted upon arrival to their dorms not only by smiling friends and hall staff, but also by brand new stainless steel reusable water bottles.

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A Long Lost Friend

Author: Myles Robertson

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The Office of Marketing Communications and Public Relations held a three day reintroduction-to-the-stairs competition; reducing their carbon footprint while burning a few of their own calories.

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After 29 years, it's here!

Author: Myles Robertson

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The Seitz Park hydroelectric turbine was installed on August 22nd. The turbine will power the Howard Park ice rink as well as lights along the East Race; saving the city $40,000 a year in energy costs.

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Plan It Green

Author: Rachel Novick

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A new program called Green Event Certification will help event planners on campus to make environmentally preferable choices for advertising, menu options, and much more.

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Winds of Change

Author: Myles Robertson

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Two professors of aerospace and mechanical engineering, have installed a wind turbine in White Field and will soon add another in order to support cutting-edge research in the Laboratory for Enhanced Wind Energy Design (eWiND).

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Rockin' by the River

Author: Myles Robertson

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The Office of Sustainability’s Myles Robertson and Tammy Yankel took to Mishawaka to teach kids about sustainability and help them make terrariums.

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