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Several universities have held "ECOlympics" competitions among dorms. As far as I can tell, MIT has never done this. How about one division for dorms and one for workspaces/labs? Given the nature of the MIT campus, thinking...

Curt Newton March 2, 2016
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MIT's alumni are an incredible resource - living in geographies around the world, working across a variety of industries and sectors, they are a scientifically informed, pragmatic community of leaders. Let's mobilize them to...

Jason Jay February 22, 2016
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Creating biodiesel generates glycerol as a by-product, which can then be used to make homemade soap! Loyola University Chicago has their campus vehicles (like MIT shuttles) running off homemade biofuel and all their soap is created on...

Andy Trattner February 15, 2016
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The program should eventually be run campus-wide, but run a pilot to first sort out the logistics and garner additional support:

1) Establish a recycling committee for 3 buildings (classrooms, labs, dormitory).
2) Conduct a...

Jennifer Hiser January 26, 2016
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The current MIT Energy Use link is not easily accessible and does not lead to an active site: https://clockworks.kgsbuildings.com/Home.aspx.

Energy usage across MIT's...

Laura Adelman December 28, 2015
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The current MIT Sloan Core Semester involves printing thousands of pages for basic case readings and turning in assignments. Sloan should switch to E-Readers rather than the printed course packs and allow the submission of assignments...

Jennifer Ballen December 12, 2015
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