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Host an annual freezer cleanout

Did you know that -80 freezers are the most energy intensive type of “plug load” equipment in a laboratory environment?

Resident Action List

Harvard University Housing residents: Help make your space more sustainable by taking these simple actions!

organic landscaping

In spite of their “greenness”, lawns can be huge burdens on the environment. During summer try watering and mowing your lawn less often. You will conserve water, release fewer greenhouse gases, and save money. 

Water Taste Test Challenge

Try a Water Taste Test Challenge at your school, office, with a group of friends, or even at home with the family! It’s an easy setup with impactful results.

MBTA map

Harvard offers a 50% discount on all monthly MBTA transit passes for employees and pre-tax savings on private transit providers such as Amtrak, regional transit authorities, and private bus companies.

Hubway bike

Cycling around campus has never been easier or cheaper!

Here are some tips on making your holiday season more sustainable from Harvard University Housing. 

A Green Tip from Harvard Law School energy manager Eric Potkin