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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. 

There are no ifs, whys or butts about Harvard Kennedy School's new smoke-free policy. As of March 1, the entire HKS campus is smoke-free, meaning that smoking is prohibited inside any campus building or outside on HKS grounds, including the...
From the calming and relaxing properties of lavender, to the antiviral offerings of lemon balm the Harvard Countway Community Garden offers a wealth of medicinal herbs in the heart of Boston’s urban medical area. On September 27, a bright and...

A green tip from the facilities team at the Radcliffe Institue for Advanced Study

Students and faculty push for the elimination of flame retardants in dorm furniture.
A recent study indicates that children's exposure to certain chemicals, including some pesticides, may trigger disabilities.
Arlene Blum, who is featured in the movie Toxic Hot Seat , will be on campus the week of February 17 to discuss her decades-long work to eliminate toxic chemicals from flame retardants with members of the Harvard community. In advance of her visit,...
In the US, the average person is exposed to more than a hundred chemicals from personal care products before leaving the house.
Chemist Arlene Blum almost attended Harvard, but when she learned that their mountaineering club didn’t accept females, she went to MIT. When Blum came back to Harvard last week, she must have felt a little extra satisfied to be the woman who...