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Resident Action List

Harvard University Housing residents: Help make your space more sustainable by taking these simple actions!

Learn more about living sustainably in Harvard University Housing. 

 

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. 

Water Taste Test Challenge

Try a Water Taste Test Challenge at your school, office, with a group of friends, or even at home with the family! It’s an easy setup with impactful results.

MBTA map

Harvard offers a 50% discount on all monthly MBTA transit passes for employees and pre-tax savings on private transit providers such as Amtrak, regional transit authorities, and private bus companies.

Saturate the Moment sculpture
GSD students design self-irrigating public-art installation for Radcliffe Institute.

A Green Tip from Harvard Law School energy manager Eric Potkin

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.

Living Lab: Rethinking Campus Operations

In this video we explore how staff work every day at Harvard to reduce the environmental footprint of campus operations.