At Harvard, as part of our organic landscaping and maintenance program, staff are creating compost tea.

Compost Teas are a specific liquid biological...

Recycling Competion Grades

FAS Green Program Senior Coordinator, Brandon Geller, gives you these nine tips for creating a successful recycling competition in your office.

The Challenge:

In 2012, many Harvard Law School departments transitioned into new offices in the Wasserstein Caspersen Clinical building. During the moves, HLS was committed to re-using furniture they no longer needed. 

The Solution:...

The only thing better than a reusable mug is a reusable mug you decorated yourself.

After expressing a desire to ditch Styrofoam cups, Harvard's Whiteside Lab, with the help of the FAS Green Program, found a mug rack for the office and held a reusable mug painting party to help fill...

The Harvard Office for Sustainability visits Katrina Rudnicki at the Harvard Medical School's ICCB-L Screening Facility to find out about what steps she and her team take to make their lab more sustainable. These simple actions save money, reduce energy use, and make the lab more efficient for...

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,...