When food is wasted, not only do we lose the nutrition of that food, we lose the water, gasoline, and fertilizer used to grow, process, and distribute that food. Food is wasted at every step of the food system: left-behind food rots on farm fields,...

Raising awareness about compost? Host a trivia night by following these steps from the HBS Student Sustainability Associates.

The common phrase, "reduce, reuse, and rethink," is a popular starting...

Matt Durst, Student Sustainability Associate, MBA '17

As a lab that takes sustainability seriously, it is important to integrate sustainable practices into purchasing and planning strategy. Use these helpful tips when thinking about purchasing for your lab.

1. Pipette tips

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The Undergraduate Resource Efficiency Program (REP) and student volunteers partner with Harvard Athletics to set up extensive recycling and waste reduction infrastructure during football games.  As part of this effort, the student volunteers hand out trash and recycling bags to each...