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Host an annual freezer cleanout

Did you know that -80 freezers are the most energy intensive type of “plug load” equipment in a laboratory environment?

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

Incorporating sustainable practices into Harvard’s most energy and resource intensive spaces may seem like a daunting task, but for the laboratories on Harvard’s Cambridge and Longwood campus, green and labs are synonymous terms. For...
A new collaboration is forming between the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Office for Physical Resources and Planning (FAS OPRP) and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) to address some of the energy saving opportunities in the School'...
Thanks to characteristic Harvard creativity and the latest technology, the building where Helen Keller graduated is now on track to achieve LEED Gold certification. [1] Built in 1806, Fay House served first as a family home, then as the original...
Originally constructed in 1807, Harvard's historic Fay House at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study wrapped up its renovation with a LEED-NC 2009 Gold certification. The US Green Building Council (USGBC) has confirmed that Fay House is the...

Tips from the Harvard Law School Green Living Representatives on cutting down paper junk mail.

Emissions of methane from fossil fuel extraction and refining activities in the South Central United States are nearly five times higher than previous estimates, according to researchers at Harvard University and seven other institutions. Their...