Waste-Free Wednesdays Return

Author: Myles Robertson

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April brings Waste-Free Wednesdays back to campus. Each semester, this month-long campaign seeks to raise awareness about the various economic, environmental, and social justice issues posed by food waste.

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ND Participates in First Ignite Michiana

Author: Myles Robertson

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“Enlighten us, but make it quick!” On Thursday, March 28 at 6:30pm, Ignite Michiana will highlight 18 five-minute presentations focused on innovation and sustainability at The State Theater in Downtown South Bend.

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In Transition

Author: Myles Robertson

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Transition Michiana is a January 24-26 conference at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in South Bend focused on building a strong community to face the challenges presented by modern environmental 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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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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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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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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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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Jug Free Bliss

Author: Myles Robertson

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With the installation of a new main-line water filtration system, water cooler chat just got a little more interesting in Haggar Hall. The Department of Psychology has cut down on water jug clutter and is saving money while benefiting the environment.

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