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Porsche converted by students in spotlight during Green Week

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jim Danielson and Sean Kleinschmidt spent the summer before their freshman year at Purdue University turning a Porsche with a blown engine into an electric-powered vehicle. Their red, 1987 924S will be one of the featured vehicles at the alternative and fuel-efficient transportation show that is part of Purdue’s Green Week. […]

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Desk-side program boosts Purdue recycling, goes campus-wide

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is taking its pilot desk-side recycling program campus-wide in an effort to significantly boost recycling rates. The program, launched at Freehafer Hall in July, provides recycling bins at workers’ desks, but requires them to walk to a central location to deposit trash. Within four weeks worker participation reached 99.5 […]

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Purdue University Residences turns greener, reduces waste

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Residences is turning greener with its latest efforts to reduce water and energy consumption. Residents of McCutcheon, Harrison, Earhart and Shreve halls are having a competition to cut down energy and water use, and the winner will be announced on Earth Day (April 22). “Residents are unplugging appliances not […]

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Podcast contest aimed at engaging campus community during Green Week

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Office of Information Technology at Purdue is inviting the university community to get creative during Green Week activities, set for Sept. 15-19. During the “Show You’re Green” contest, students, faculty and staff can create a podcast of 60 seconds or less to share their eco-friendly ideas and best suggestions for […]

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Purdue celebrates Green Week, Sept 15-19

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will sponsor Green Week on Sept. 15-19 to raise environmental awareness on campus and in the Greater Lafayette community. Each day will focus on one aspect of preserving the environment and practicing conservation. There will be opportunities for students, faculty and staff, and community members to participate throughout the […]

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