University of Notre Dame, IN Ecofund
Status: Launched in 2008
Notre Dame’s Class of 2008 voted to make the inaugural gift to the EcoFund, a new fund established to advance environmentally responsible and sustainable practices at Notre Dame.
Their gift will impact the following initiatives:
Installing compact fluorescent light bulbs and occupancy senors in common areas or setting temperature limits in buildings
Testing rain-gauge sprinklers, utilizing motion-activating sinks, and installing low-flow faucets, showerheads, and toilets
Maintaining native plants in campus landscaping and composting food waste at the dining halls.
Expanding day-to-day recycling efforts by installing permanent outdoor recycling containers and establishing recycling programs for home football games