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Elon expands Zipcar fleet

August 25, 2009

Elon’s Zipcar fleet is expanding to three vehicles this fall with the addition of a Honda Civic to provide more availability to more than 350 people who take part in the program.

Sustainability tours offered for Lindner Hall

August 25, 2009

Curious about what makes Lindner Hall ‘green'? If so, come to one of the sustainability tours of Lindner Hall during planning week and the first two weeks of classes.

Celebrate “Earth Week” on campus April 20-24

April 23, 2009

Two student organizations have teamed up for a series of events this month to celebrate the environment. The Green Team and Sierra Club are raising awareness of environmental sustainability, which includes Earth Day on April 22, during the campus community’s second annual “Earth Week.”

Elon launches Sustainability Pledge

April 23, 2009

In an effort to encourage campus community members to reduce their environmental impact, Elon University has initiated a Sustainability Pledge, which asks those who sign it to make at least three positive changes in their daily lives.

2009 POWERless and RecycleMania final results

April 23, 2009

Final results were announced Tuesday for two spring competitions that encourage faculty, staff and students to make lifestyle improvements for maintaining a healthier planet. Read this note for a message from Elon University President Leo M. Lambert on the importance of both contests.

POWERless Energy Competition – Week 6 Results

April 3, 2009

With just one week remaining in the 2009 POWERless Energy Competition, the lead has narrowed in certain divisions, which organizers believe will make for an interesting home stretch during a contest to see which residence halls can most reduce their electricity consumption.

POWERless Energy Competition – Week 5 Results

March 29, 2009

With just two weeks remaining in the 2009 POWERless Energy Competition, Colclough and Danieley Apartments C lead their divisions (with 16.7% and 19.1% reductions, respectively) in a seven-week campus contest to see which residence halls can most reduce their energy consumption.

POWERless Energy Competition – Week 4 Results

March 26, 2009

Results are now in from Week 4 of the POWERless Energy Competition, with just three weeks remaining ni a contest to see which buildings can most reduce their electricity use on campus.

RecycleMania 2009 Results – Weeks 4 and 5

March 17, 2009

Through the first five official weeks of RecycleMania 2009, Elon University has collected nearly 44,000 pounds of material, which, like most university campuses taking part in the contest, is slightly lower than at the same point in last spring's nationwide contest.

POWERless Energy Competition – Week 3 Results

March 16, 2009

With the 2009 POWERless Energy Competition approachings its halfway mark, the Chandler and Danieley C residence halls continue to lead in a contest that measures which buildings can best reduce their electricity use. Four weeks remain in the competition.