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  1. 'Don’t Trash It!' donation campaign runs May 14-25

    Own a couch or desk or clothes you can't seem to sell on E-net? Instead of tossing them into the nearest Dumpsters this spring when heading away from campus, consider donating usable items to local charities that assist the needy of Alamance County.

  2. A new arrival Under the Oaks

    Workers spent Tuesday morning planting a tree in a campus grove known as Under the Oaks after a winter ice storm last month led to the removal of a tree that predated Elon's founding.

  3. April events commemorate Earth Week

    Several student organizations and departments have partnered to host programs that run through April 26, 2014, in celebration of Earth Week and the university's commitment to sustainability & the environment.

  4. The Oaks & Historic Neighborhood win POWERless competition

    The equivelant of 16 homes in North Carolina could have been powered for a month with the electricity saved by students living on Elon University's campus in a recent contest that challenged residence halls to cut back on energy use.

  5. Elon begins updates to Sustainability Master Plan

    The Office of Sustainability and the Environmental Advisory Council are hosting events on April 2 and April 23 for students, faculty and staff to contribute ideas and suggestions for the future of environmental, social and economic initiatives on campus.

  6. RecycleMania contest returns to Elon in February

    Students and employees will square off against counterparts at hundreds of colleges and universities around the United States and Canada as part of a friendly competition to reduce landfill waste.

  7. Elon STARS: CJ Dickson

    Environmental ethics course helps students develop tools for making socially and environmentally responsible decisions.

  8. POWERless contest to debut team competitions

    This fall's POWERless campus contest featuring "COMPETE to CONSERVE" marks the 10th competition designed to promote and reward energy conservation in residential facilities. Competition begins Sept. 17.

  9. Elon RecycleMania 2013 results

    Elon placed 179 out of 365 other universities and recycled a total of more than 85,565 lbs. during the eight week competition.

  10. Elon STARS: James Curiazza

    In a move that was good for the university and for the planet, tankless hot water heaters were installed on several residence halls in August 2012. This shift away from the 1940’s boiler system resulted in significant energy, water and monetary savings.

  11. Elon events to mark Earth Day

    Several student organizations and departments have partnered to host a number of events in celebration of Earth Day on April 22, 2012.