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Where do our recyclables go?

Author: Rachel Novick

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In an effort to fully understand what happens to items recycled on campus, representatives of Notre Dame’s Office of Sustainability, Food Services, and Warehouse and Delivery Services recently visited the CID Recycling & Disposal Facility, where all of our campus recycling is sent.

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Admissions cuts paper, ups efficiency

Author: Rachel Novick

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The Admissions Office has dramatically increased efficiency and improved customer service by implementing a new software system that allows them to do away with paper files, saving over 300,000 sheets of paper annually.

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Ryan Hall receives LEED Gold

Author: William G. Gilroy

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Notre Dame’s newest women’s residence hall features regionally sourced and recycled-content building materials, low flow water fixtures, and an expected energy savings of approximately 25% beyond code requirements.

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ND Bikes to Work

Author: Rachel Novick

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Michiana Bike to Work Week drew teams from all over campus, including the first place Notre Dame College of Science team (Dean Gregory Crawford, far right). The team of 63 biked a total of 2,020 miles.

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Sprouting Wellness

Author: Rachel Novick

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Notre Dame’s campus garden broke ground this month in White Field on the far north end of campus. The 45 garden plots cultivated by Notre Dame families and co-workers are the result of the collaborative efforts of almost a dozen departments.

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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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