Dome to Go Dark for Earth Hour

Author: Connor Kobeski

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On Saturday March 27 at 8:30pm, Notre Dame participated in Earth Hour by turning off lights in solidarity with millions of others across the world. When the lights went out on the Dome, it signaled the start of a Glow in the Dark Frisbee game involving over 50 students.

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Erin Go Green!

Author: Connor Kobeski

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The Office of Sustainability reminds students of what can be recycled and promotes the Recyclemania competition at the St. Patrick’s Day Party on Fieldhouse Mall.

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Streamlining Single Stream

Author: Connor Kobeski

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Compactors specifically designated for single stream recycling have been installed at multiple sites on campus and additional compactors are scheduled to be installed this spring to handle increasing volume.

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'Tis the Season to Be Green

Author: Connor Kobeski

LED Wreath

He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, and according to the Notre Dame Energy Center, Santa knows when you waste energy. Compared to traditional Christmas lights, the LED lights decorating the wreath on the right use 90% less energy.

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Green Grads

Author: Connor Kobeski

Green Grads Using Recycling Dumpster

Being a green graduate student has just gotten easier with the addition of new recycling dumpsters at Fischer O’Hara-Grace Graduate Residences. The new recycling dumpsters are part of a broader sustainability effort at FOG.

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Green Your Dorm Room

Author: Connor Kobeski

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The Green Dorm Room, created with 3D rendering techniques, is fully outfitted with everything a student needs to be sustainable, from a drying rack for clothes to a reusable water bottle. Students can pan around the room and mouse-over the “green” items to learn more.

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Sustainability on the Menu

Author: Connor Kobeski

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“One of the most powerful ways we can affect our environment and our personal wellness, for better or worse, is the act of eating,” said Executive Chef Don Miller, who recently taught a class at North Dining Hall on how to plan, purchase and prepare a healthy sustainable meal.

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Climate Change Flash Mob

Author: Connor Kobeski

Flash Mob Rally

The weather for a football game in November couldn’t have been warmer, but a group of students on campus were still “freezing.” With hundreds of families on campus for the Navy game, members of GreeND took the opportunity to raise support for climate change legislation.

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