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Experimental Ecosystem Hosts Open House

Author: Rachel Novick

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On September 29, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, the public will have a chance to learn about the experimental watershed that has been created at ND-LEEF, a new research facility located at St. Patrick’s County Park.

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Party While the Sun Shines

Author: Rachel Novick

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A uniquely sustainable tailgate has joined the throngs for the 2013 football season at Notre Dame. The tailgate is located at Innovation Park and operates entirely on solar power.

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No off-season for saving energy

Author: Rachel Novick

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This year, Notre Dame’s residence halls will participate in a new kind of energy competition – one that spans the entire academic year. Halls will rack up points based on their rank each month, and the hall with the best cumulative rank will receive $1,000 and an Energy Champion banner in May.

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Microfiber Mops Sweep Campus

Author: Rachel Novick

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Notre Dame’s Building Services is steadily replacing conventional loop mops in favor of microfiber mops, resulting in increased cleanliness, reduced chemical usage, greater ease of use, and extended mop lifespans.

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Give Before You Go

Author: Rachel Novick

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With finals and move-out day looming, the Old2Gold collection sites popping up across campus are a welcome sight for students whose dorm rooms are looking more crowded than they did in August.

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Recyclemaniacs Rule

Author: Rachel Novick

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The results are in, and ND has finished in the top 25% in this year’s RecycleMania competition. By focusing on athletic events and reevaluating placement of trash and recycling receptacles, recycling on campus is becoming more efficient and easier for everyone.

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Waste-Free Wednesdays Return

Author: Myles Robertson

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April brings Waste-Free Wednesdays back to campus. Each semester, this month-long campaign seeks to raise awareness about the various economic, environmental, and social justice issues posed by food waste.

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ND Participates in First Ignite Michiana

Author: Myles Robertson

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“Enlighten us, but make it quick!” On Thursday, March 28 at 6:30pm, Ignite Michiana will highlight 18 five-minute presentations focused on innovation and sustainability at The State Theater in Downtown South Bend.

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Mad About Saving Energy

Author: Rachel Novick

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Across the campus, students saved almost 57,000 killowatt hours, equivalent to approximately 80,000 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over the three week Megawatt Madness competition.

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Author: Rachel Novick

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William Kamkwamba, author of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, will be speaking at McKenna Hall on Monday, March 18th at 7 p.m. His life is a remarkable story of human inventiveness and its power to overcome crippling adversity.

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RecycleMania Reigns on ND Campus

Author: Rachel Novick

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Students across campus have planned a diverse array of events to promote recycling and waste reduction during RecycleMania, the nationwide campus competition that takes place each spring semester.

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