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Elon students host “Earth Week” April 20-25

April 24, 2008

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 first ever “Earth Week.”

RecyleMania 2008 final results

April 22, 2008

Read this note for a special message from President Leo M. Lambert regarding the final results of RecyleMania 2008 ...

POWER Less Energy Competition – Week 7

April 22, 2008

As the 2008 POWER Less Energy Competition comes to a close, every residence hall on campus has shown reductions in the amount of electricity consumed on a weekly basis.

Anthony Weston leads “Green Dreaming” workshop

April 6, 2008

Anthony Weston, professor of philosophy and Elon's 2007 Distinguished Scholar, led a workshop titled "Green Dreaming: Environmental Visions After the Emergency" on March 31. Weston told those in attendance that environmentalism must remain a hopeful celebratory cause. Details...

POWER Less Energy Competition – Week 6

April 4, 2008

Students on campus have cut back their electricity use more in the past week than at any time to date in the 2008 POWER Less Energy Competition. The building results are positive for the first time as well. 

RecycleMania 2008 results for Weeks 7 & 8

April 2, 2008

The push is on for Elon students, faculty and staff to surpass the amount of material recycled in the 2008 nationwide RecycleMania competition over levels measured during last year's contest between hundreds of colleges and universities. More than 82,000 pounds of material have been recycled through Week 8.

POWER Less Energy Competition – Week 5

April 2, 2008

The week of Spring Break helped every residential building on campus show a drop in energy use during Week 5 of a seven-week university competition that encourages students and staff to reduce power use.

POWER Less Energy Competition – Week 4

March 31, 2008

Organizers of a campus energy conservation contest have noticed greater reductions in power use as more students learn of the event. Thirty-one of 40 buildings showed energy reduction for Week 4 of the competition.

RecycleMania 2008 results for Week 6

March 18, 2008

Results for Week #6 of the RecycleMania national recycling contest are in. The Elon community continues to show  awareness and effort in the spring campaign.  Current results reflect one of the strongest collection weeks to date. 

POWER Less Energy Competition – Week 3

March 17, 2008

More than three quarters of residence facilities showed a reduction in electrictity during the third week of a competition that encourages students to cut their energy use on campus.