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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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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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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RecycleMania scores a goal

Author: Sara Brown

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Hockey fans can be maniacal about their teams, but during the February 24th ND vs. Michigan State hockey game, fans had another reason to be wild. GreeND, the Office of Sustainability and Athletics joined forces to make this hockey game a RecycleMania Gameday Recycling event.

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Perspective: ND Lights

Author: Sara Brown

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Shelly Fuhrman ’12 shares her experience working with ND LIGHTS, a Notre Dame program that takes working equipment and instrumentation from retired or upgraded campus laboratories and donates them to underfunded schools in the U.S. and abroad.

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We're on the map

Author: Sara Brown

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The interactive campus map now has a new “Green Tour” overlay. This layer allows students, staff, faculty, and guests to better understand where sustainability initiatives are happening on campus and to utilize the physical campus as a learning experience.

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Lights on Jesus

Author: Sara Brown

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Touchdown Jesus’ halo shines a bit brighter these days. High-efficiency LED lights now illuminate the Word of Life mural on Hesburgh Library. The lights replaced mercury vapor fixtures that previously illuminated the 134-foot tall mural.

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ND receives storm water management award

Author: Sara Brown

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The University of Notre Dame recently received a Certificate of Recognition from the state of Indiana’s Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) for its storm water management program on campus.

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