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  1. Earth Week speaker addresses climate change

    Eileen Claussen, leader in the movement to control climate change and executive-in-residence for the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, shared the past, present and future of the global environment and what people can do to prevent further harm to the planet. 

  2. Periclean Scholars host sustainable business summit

    The half-day event organized by the Periclean Scholars Class of 2016 included a keynote speaker; four breakout sessions led by local business owners; and a company fair featuring sustainable businesses and organizations.

  3. 'Don't Trash It!' effort benefits community partners

    An annual campaign coordinated by the Office of Sustainability diverted thousands of usable furnishings and food from landfills this spring and into the coffers of regional charities that help people in need.

  4. Elon updates Sustainability Master Plan

    The plan, first created in 2007 and updated this spring with input from campus stakeholders, has 38 objectives across four categories: operations, planning and administration, engagement and academics.

  5. Elon Community Garden sees strawberries galore

    An annual Strawberry Festival and Heirloom Plant Sale hosted by a "Garden Studio" course proved popular with the campus community on the final Friday of classes for the 2015 spring semester.

  6. April events commemorate Earth Week

    Earth Day celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015, and several campus activities will offer students, faculty, staff and community members an opportunity to learn how their actions impact the planet - and what they can do to be good stewards of the environment.

  7. Activist tells students to push for food policy changes

    Prominent "foodie" and author Marion Nestle shared with her Elon University audience Tuesday night a brief history of American agricultural policies while suggesting ways for students to be advocates for better federal oversight of food production and marketing.

  8. Energy conservation competition debuts Sept. 17

    A new two-part "Phoenix Cup" contest sponsored by the Office of Sustainability gives students, faculty and staff an opportunity to win prizes by making team efforts to reduce their environmental impacts.