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Lindner Hall receives LEED Gold certification

November 18, 2009

Martha S. and Carl H. Lindner III Hall, the new administrative home for Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the ‘greenest’ building on campus, has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, a national recognition for design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings.

Sustainability Pledge Week – Nov. 16-20

November 18, 2009

November 16-20 is Sustainability Pledge Week! Elon's Sustainability Pledge was created to encourage campus community members to reduce their environmental impact. Those who take the pledge are asked to make at least three positive changes in their daily lives. In addition, pledge takers have the opportunity to identify the steps they are already taking to reduce their impact on the environment.

Climate Action Plan forums to be held Oct. 27 & 28

November 2, 2009

Students, faculty and staff will have an opportunity this month to provide feedback on Elon University’s proposed Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the coming years by setting short- and long-range goals for power management, energy production and commuting.

Elon launches Rideshare page for carpoolers

September 4, 2009

To assist campus community members with finding carpool partners, Elon University has created a new Rideshare page within the E-net Want Ads. The page has two sections – one for regular commuting and one for one-time trips such as a drive to the airport, beach or mountains.

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.