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Recyclemania Competition Wrap-Up

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

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The results are in for this year’s RecycleMania competition, and Notre Dame has placed among the top 20% in the Gorilla category, which tracks bulk weight of recyclables collected during the competition.

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Earth Day Cleanup

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

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In honor of South Bend’s 150th anniversary, The Crossing Educational Center and Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka are teaming up for a special Earth Day event to beautify the Renaissance District.

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Spring Cleaning Upgrades: LED Lightbulb

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

LED light bulbs are quickly eclipsing CFLs as the most efficient, safest, and longest lasting lightbulb for your home. With prices dropping 80% over the past five years (and now hovering around only 8 dollars per bulb), as well as frequent technological advancements, LEDs have emerged as not only the green choice but also the smart choice.…

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Earth Hour 2015

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

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On Saturday, March 27 from 8:30-9:30 pm, the lights on the Golden Dome of the Main Building and the Word of Life mural on Hesburgh Library will be turned off for one hour to celebrate Earth Hour.

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The Madness Begins!

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

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This month the Notre Dame campus will again experience Megawatt Madness: an energy reduction competition that pits dorm against dorm, quad against quad, and sister/brother dorm pairs against each other to see who can reduce their dorm energy use the most.

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First Sustainability Research Expo at ND

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

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On January 26th, the Notre Dame campus will host its inaugural Sustainability Research Expo which will bring together opportunities from across the campus and community for students to get involved in sustainability research, educational programs, and internships.

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Over 1/3 of Game Day Waste Diverted From Landfills

Author: Dana Bakirtjy

34% of the material produced during this season’s game days was diverted from landfills. Over 102 tons of material was recycled from both the stadium bowl and tailgating lots—an amount equivalent to preventing the release of 352 metric tons of CO2 emissions or taking almost 1000 cars off of the road.…

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Harvest Festival: Results

Author: Sean Gervais

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On Tuesday, October 28th, the Harvest Festival brought over 1200 lbs of local beef, 600 lbs of local squash, and almost 500 lbs of local smelt to the North and South dining halls.

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