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Old and new Resource Efficiency Program reps reunite for Harvard University Move In 2013 It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since the Resource Efficiency Program (REP) was founded by College students John Hsu ’03, Rachelle...
Adams House, famously known as “Harvard’s Most Historic House”, has implemented a new tradition to add to its rich house history: Trayless Saturday Lunches. Instead of using trays to carry their meals from the servery to the dining...
Every year, Harvard produces over 24,000 phone books that are distributed across the University, but this year - 6,000 (25%) fewer phone books will be produced (about 6,300 lbs - the size of 7 male polar bears!). While working with Green Teams...
Harvard Athletics Student-Athlete Advisory Committee collected over 250 pairs of shoes this year for Nike’s Reuse-A-Shoe collection program. The students collected shoes in the dorms and at the athletics facilities and then brought them to...
In June 2008, a solar thermal hot water system was installed on 3 Sacramento Street, an FAS undergraduate co-op dorm. The project was funded as a prize for HGCI’s 2007 Sustainability Pledge. For each person that took the pledge, $1.50 was put...
Harvard’s student-run radio station, WHRB 95.3 FM has become the first student organization to receive Leaf One certification through the university Green Office program , “…and it looks like achieving Leaf Two won’t be too...
She’s majestic. She’s elusive. She’s three feet tall and spray painted green. Yes, the Green Cup is all of these, and after a hard fought year, she’s found a new home. Each year, the Green Cup is awarded to the house which...
There really aren’t enough environmentally educational, Hawaiian themed, outdoor party games out there. It’s been a real tragedy for, and dare we say a hindrance to, the environmental movement. But not any more! Thanks to bright minds of...
The hard truth is this: fine arts take a special toll on the environment. We use paper, inks, clays, metals, solvents, and rags – and in large quantities. The product of art, while gorgeous, intimate and unique, conceals a process of making...
The changes may not be immediately evident, but little by little, Harvard College Library has been "going green" for years, even before the University's newest commitment to sustainable practices. Since 1997, the buildings managed by HCL Operations...