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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
A team of civil engineering majors has taken on the EPA’s first ever Campus RainWorks Challenge. In this challenge, the EPA asked college students from across the country to design innovative green infrastructure projects for their campus to tackle storm water runoff issues.
Transition Michiana is a January 24-26 conference at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in South Bend focused on building a strong community to face the challenges presented by modern environmental issues.
Classes in Romance Languages and Literature, Management, and Theology have something surprising in common: they all have an important focus on sustainability.
A collaboration among Notre Dame departments provided 227 mattresses to eight local not-for-profit organizations, diverting the used dorm mattresses from the landfill while providing a rare opportunity for the agencies to fill an often-overlooked need.
Game day hasn’t even arrived and Notre Dame has already claimed victory over Wake Forest. Notre Dame finished the Energy Bowl competition with a 9.6% reduction and Wake Forest reduced their consumption by 8.1%.
This month, Notre Dame Food Services is introducing its own take on Meatless Monday, a national grassroots initiative aimed at reducing meat consumption by 15% in order to improve personal health and the health of the planet.
Having challenged the Demon Deacons to a two-week dorm energy competition leading up to the November 17th game, Notre Dame students can beat Wake Forest before anyone even steps onto the field.
Notre Dame’s sixth annual Energy Week has concluded, but the ideas and inspiration generated during the week-long ode to energy live on.