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POWERless Energy Competition – Week 2 Results

March 10, 2009

With two weeks down in the 2009 POWERless Energy Competition, Chandler and Danieley C lead the rest of campus in their respective divisions in a contest to measure which building can most reduce its electricity usage.

Elon completes first Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

March 9, 2009

More than a third of all students car pool at least once a week. The average employee makes a 25-mile roundtrip commute. And the largest contributing factor to greenhouse gas emissions from Elon University is electricity use, according to the first ever Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory, a survey to be conducted each year as the university works toward its goal of carbon neutrality.

POWERless Energy Competition – Week 1 Results

March 5, 2009

More than half of the 40 campus buildings taking part in the 2009 POWERless Energy Competition showed energy reduction for the first week of the contest, with every area of Elon putting forward at leas one building - and often more than one - showing a drop-off in power use.

RecycleMania 2009 Results – Week 3

March 3, 2009

Elon University collected more than 6,300 pounds of material during the third official week of RecycleMania 2009, bringing the total to 27,506 pounds for the contest.

RecycleMania 2009 results for Week 2

February 24, 2009

Results are in for Elon during the second week of RecyleMania 2009, a 10-week competition taking part on campuses across the nation to reduce waste and raise awareness about recycling. The university is now ahead of the volume it recycled (by more than 1,100 pounds) since the same stage of the contest last spring.

POWERless Energy Competition under way

February 18, 2009

The POWERless Energy Competition returned to Elon University this semester for a seven-week contest to see which residence halls can best reduce their electricity usage. The competition began Feb. 17 with a kick-off event at College Coffee.

RecycleMania 2009 results for Week 1

February 17, 2009

Results are in for Elon during the first official week of RecyleMania 2009, a 10-week competition taking part on campuses across the nation to reduce waste and raise awareness about recycling. Overall cumulative pounds recycled (per capita) on campus is ahead of the data reported by the university last year at this stage of the contest.

RecycleMania 2009 contest starts Jan. 18

January 16, 2009

RecycleMania returns to Elon this month for the university’s third year taking part in a national recycling competition involving hundreds of college and universities. Leaders hope to surpass the nearly 54 tons of recyclable materials collected last spring on campus during the contest.