With finals and the holiday season upon us it’s easy to forget to winterize your office or dorm room. Before you leave campus for the holidays please remember to check everything off the following list so that your return to the university is happy and safe.
COP21, the UN’s Climate Change Conference, has brought together representatives from almost 200 countries with the goal of signing a global climate change pact. Still have some questions about climate change? Here are a few short answers to hard questions about climate change.
Due to increased demand, the popular car-sharing service Zip Car has awarded Notre Dame a fifth vehicle for campus.
5 Ways to waste less food this Thanksgiving
The Office of Sustainability recently developed a sustainability module for the official Notre Dame Mobile App, MobileND.
Tips and tricks that will help you make your Halloween as green as possible.
Remember the most beautiful place you have ever been? I do: the sun rising over the mountains, the trees gently swaying in the wind, the smell of the summer grass, and the sound of the birds chirping in their nests. Now, imagine the same place without the trees, a grey sky, a barren terrain, and no sound of joy in air. This is our destiny if we don’t act. This is our future if we don’t start caring for our common home.
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.