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Harvard Strategic Procurement has negotiated discounted pricing for Lumencor light engines for Harvard laboratories. This sustainable option for light boxes is currently being utilized at the Nikon Imaging Center at HMS.

Restaurant Associates (RA) has planted a small herb garden in the Elements Café, as part of the Sustainable Dining Program that was initiated last year, which focuses on using local and sustainable produce in the menus. Currently, the basil,...
The Faculty of Arts and Science's Green Program recently screened the documentary "Forks Over Knives" as part of their monthly environmental brown bag lunch series. A documentary which explores harmful connections between eating processed foods and...
Light bulbs, hand-dryers, or chilled- and hot- water pumps rarely evoke dedicated interest or enthusiasm, but for Harvard’s building managers and facility leaders the energy and cost savings these technologies can deliver tend to inspire such...

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.

Here are 5 tips from our friends on the Harvard Longwood Campus EcoOpportunity Team to help you have a more sustainable Thanksgiving. 

Encourage sustainable holiday practices by hosting a harvest dinner in your residence.

In a rush between classes, practices, and other activities many students grab meals on the run from Harvard’s dining halls, consequently taking valuable reusable plates, cups, and silverware with them. Unfortunately, those dishes often go...