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Sending his eyes across the Bright Hockey Center ’s broad expanse, Jason Waldron marvels at how much better the place looks. Waldron, Harvard Athletics ’ facilities manager, knows that the super-efficient bulbs he installed earlier this...
Stormwater Management on the GSD roof
Envisioning a green space as inviting and social as it would be operative and effective, students Ecaterina Dobrescu and Rebecca Bartlett of the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) set out last semester to transform a concrete patio space at...
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...
The HBS Green Living Program recently conducted a student survey that attracted close to 500 respondents. The intent of the survey was to better understand the awareness among students of green initiatives within Harvard, the general green practices...
For the first time ever, the HBS Green Living program coordinated with HBS Operations to offer students a tour of campus energy conservation projects. In 2008 President Faust announced the University’s greenhouse gas reduction (GHG) goal; to...
The results are in….Hamilton is the winner of the 2009 HBS Reduce Your Juice Electricity Competition! It was a fight until the end, but Hamilton outperformed Gallatin with a 4% reduction in the last week making their average reduction for the...
In October the Harvard Business School (HBS) Green Team held its 2nd Annual Green Fair in Shad Hall, the School’s physical fitness center. The event, which was open to the School community, brought together campus, local, and national...
EcoChampions Crystal Stone, David Havelick, and Erin Beasley are school-wide leaders in greening the office practices at Harvard School of Public Health. By utilizing the Harvard Office for Sustainability’s Green Office Certification Program...
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 hosted its annual RC section competition on reusable bottles and mugs. The goal of the competition was to encourage and incentivize students to use reusable bottles and mugs, at the same time to discourage use of...