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Making the green list

Author: Sara Brown

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Notre Dame was recently highlighted in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges, which recognizes schools that “demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation.”

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Celebrate Arbor Day

Author: Rachel Novick

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Notre Dame will celebrate Arbor Day this Friday, April 27 with a tour of the campus’ most magnificent trees and the lauch of a virtual tree tour, which allows users to learn about campus trees and take self-guided tours at their convenience.

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Drinks on the House

Author: Rachel Novick

Hydration Station; Water Bottle Filling Station

In a huge step forward for campus sustainability, water bottle filling stations will be installed on the first floor of every residence hall on campus this summer.

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Sustainable Style

Author: Sara Brown

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On Sunday April 22nd at 4pm, GreeND’s annual Fashion Show will be held in the LaFortune Ballroom and will include outfits designed by both students and professionals.

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Mod/God win Quad Energy Competition

Author: Rachel Novick

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Mod and God Quads are the winners of the first-ever Quad Energy Competition, finishing with an impressive 15.7% reduction in electricity usage over the course of the three-week competition.

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Goodbye Manila, Hello Green

Author: Sara Brown

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Since the beginning of the school year, a number of green inter-department envelopes have been making their way to mailboxes across campus. These Greenvelopes are a pilot program initiated by the Office of Sustainability and Mail Services to reduce office waste and save money.

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