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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. 

Minimizing e-waste helps to conserve resources and reduces the amount of energy we take from the earth.

A Green Tip from Harvard Law School energy manager Eric Potkin

Freecycle clothes

This is a helpful green tip from the Harvard Kennedy School Green Team. 

Living Lab: Student Peer-to-Peer Programs

In this video we explore the undergraduate and graduate peer-to-peer programs that educate and engage students in environmental issues.

Harvard University District Energy

Learn more about Harvard's District Energy system. 

Sustainability at Harvard Overview

Learn more about how sustainability is integrated across Harvard. 

You have the power...to shut down your computer!

In September 2006, one of Harvard's recycling trucks was converted to run on waste vegetable oil from Annenberg Dining Hall. The project, first proposed by two students, was implemented by Harvard Recycling, HGCI, and the Harvard Transportation...
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...