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Sustainability focus of College Coffee

February 22, 2008

The POWER Less Energy Competition and RecycleMania 2008 were both featured at College Coffee on Feb. 19 as Elon University continued to educate the community about its environmental sustainability efforts.

RecycleMania 2008 results for Week 2

February 21, 2008

Elon University continues to show improvements in recycling over last year's levels as RecycleMania 2008,  a 10-week nationwide contest involving hundreds of colleges and universities, enters its third week.

RecycleMania 2008 results for Week 1

February 18, 2008

The results are in for Elon during the first week of RecyleMania 2008, a 10-week competition taking part on campuses across the nation to reduce waste and raise awareness about recycling. Material recycled from the university increased by more than a ton over the first week of the competition last year.

Campus energy contest launches Feb. 19

February 18, 2008

A seven-week contest to see which residence hall can best reduce its electricity use begins Feb. 19 at College Coffee. The first ever POWER Less Energy Competition is designed to improve energy habits while making a positive impact on the planet.

Elon adopts water conservation measures

October 31, 2007

Elon University is taking additional steps to reduce water use in response to the recent drought conditions, and students living both on and off campus are being asked to change some of their daily behaviors to limit water use. Details…

New program helps Elon track records in digital format

October 19, 2007

Elon employees copy thousands of documents each year, from student applications to worker resumes to purchase receipts. All those photocopiers may soon get a lighter workload. The university purchased a program this month that allows millions of documents to be stored in electronic format, a move to both help the environment and increase staff efficiency.