Gina McCarthy, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), describes action against climate change as a moral obligation and praised the University of Notre Dame’s recent commitment to eliminate use of coal by 2020 as an example of an institution “putting its investments where its values are.”
Shred your home files at work on Wednesday July 15th from 11:30am-1:30pm.
A chronological list of Notre Dame and the mainstream media’s responses to Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si”.
The 10th annual Michiana Bike to Work Week challenge is coming up on June 14-20, and members of the Notre Dame community are encouraged to create or join a campus team.
reCYCLE is a new inter-office bike program from the Office of Sustainability designed for administrative offices to use on short trips and errands around campus.
More than 140 faculty members in 36 departments at Notre Dame currently conducting sustainability research on topics ranging from corporate social responsibiltiy to the use of quantum dots in solar cells.
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.
The Office of Sustainability is sponsoring a showing of Tapped on Thursday, April 16th at 7:30pm
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.
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.…
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.
Congrats to the ladies of Farley hall for winning Megawatt Madness 2015!
The quarterly Green Ambassadors meeting on April 7th from 12-1pm in the LaFortune Ballroom will focus on a sustainable look at the FurnishND and Old2Gold programs.
Thanks to the introduction of new technology and processes, a paperless existence has been adopted by individuals, offices, and departments across Notre Dame.
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.
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.
The University of Notre Dame has earned a gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
The Environmental Fluid Dynamics Group researches transport phenomena in order to understand and model atmospheric, oceanic, and industrial fluid processes.
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.…
The Louisville game saw a return to a higher recycling rate of 44%