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Harvard Surplus and Recycling Center

Check out the Harvard Recycling and Surplus Center for excess goods, free to anyone in the local community!

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...
In today’s economic climate we have to take advantage of free stuff. There is no embarrassment in swiping mini shampoos from hotels and collecting free perfume samples that are tossed at us at department stores. But, what is embarrassing is...
The HBS Green Living Program partnered up with the HBS Green Team, Women's Student Association and the Volunteers Club to organize the first-ever HBS Spring Cleaning Clothing Swap. The event was a big hit (how could it not be!) with students and...
At the renowned Harvard Faculty Club the latest guest amenity comes in the form of an elegant clear glass bottle. For more than a month, Faculty Club employees have been filling those glass bottles with filtered carbonated or still water from new...

For Earth Week, Gutman Café challenged the HGSE community to cut back on landfill waste with the goal: 1 Week = 1 Bag of Trash.

Green Team members from Harvard Graduate School of Education offer their advice for a sustainable holiday, without spooking Mother Nature!

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...