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Students Examine Green Building at ND

Author: Rachel Novick

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University Architect Doug Marsh recently discussed the LEED certification process for Notre Dame’s new buildings with about two dozen students and answered questions about the future of green building on campus.

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Bottles, bottles everywhere

Author: Rachel Novick

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Visiting anthropology professor Richard Wilk will address the environmental impacts of Americans’ addiction to bottled water on Wednesday March 25th in room C103 of the Hesburgh Center.

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St. Paddy's Goes Green

Author: Rachel Novick

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Recylemania 2009 kicked off with a hugely successful St. Patrick’s Day Party on the Fieldhouse Mall, and more great events are coming up in the next few days.

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1,000 Tons and Counting

Author: Rachel Novick

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Notre Dame recently recycled its 1000th ton of the year. Much of the success is due to the standardization of single stream recycling across campus.

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College of Science Kicks Off Year-Long Energy Challenge

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On Monday February 2nd, Dean Crawford stood before a crowd of faculty, students, and staff in Jordan Hall to issue a challenge to the entire College of Science: save as much energy as possible for the next year.

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Kaitlyn Howard wins Grab 'n Go Raffle

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“Carrying my reusable bag with me is really easy," said Kaitlyn. "I felt bad throwing away the paper bag every time I got Grab ’n Go, but now I don’t have to worry about it.”

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Sober Up: Turn Off Your Faucet

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In response to the 2008 Academic forum, design students in a senior level Graphic Design class spent their final weeks of the fall semester working on projects to advocate sustainability in the Notre Dame community.

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Coming Up on February 9th

Author: Rachel Novick

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The start of the spring semester will bring a once-a-year opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to participate in a campus-wide sustainability planning session.

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Sustainable seafood comes to campus

Author: Rachel Novick

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On November 25, Notre Dame became the first major U.S. college to earn certification from the Marine Stewardship Council, a global nonprofit that has developed the world’s leading environmental standard for sustainable and well-managed wild capture fisheries.

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Huddle Takes Green Steps

Author: Rachel Novick

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You won’t find any incandescent lightbulbs in the Huddlemart anymore. From now on, says Huddle manager Jim LaBella, they plan to only sell compact fluorescents.

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