Class of 2008 earmarks Senior Class Gift for EcoFund

March 23, 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:

Energy Conservation

Installing compact fluorescent light bulbs and occupancy senors in common areas or setting temperature limits in buildings

Water Conservation

Testing rain-gauge sprinklers, utilizing motion-activating sinks, and installing low-flow faucets, showerheads, and toilets

Campus Ecosystem

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

Members of the senior class or others can contribute to the EcoFund by visiting

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