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%
Campus Services launches new furniture management program.
The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) is dedicated to supporting energy related research and moving toward sustainable energy solutions.
Notre Dame has recently installed four electric vehicle charging stations on campus available to university staff, faculty and students.
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.
41% of materials were recycled at the University of North Carolina game.
In 112 Galvin Life Science Center, you will find jugs of bubbling green solution containing single-celled algae.
Out of the top 25 football schools, the University of Notre Dame ranked for No. 11 for its green efforts!
Green Lab Spotlight: Clinical Studies Building. While relatively far from main campus, the Clinical Studies Building is close to Notre Dame’s sustainability goals.
A third of all of the material from the Michigan game was recycled!
The Office of Sustainability welcomes two new team members, Annie Christianson and Dana Bakirtjy
Food Services used almost 2.5 tons of locally sourced food for the Opening Picnic this year!
Is your room looking far more crowded than it did in August? If so, the Old2Gold donation pick-up sites popping up across campus will surely be a welcome sight!
The Green Office Certification is an initiative from the Office of Sustainability designed to engage faculty and staff with the University’s strategic goals of reducing carbon emissions and increasing waste diversion.