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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...

The Harvard Food Law Policy Clinic and the National Resources Defense Council Publish Comprehensive Report on Food Expiration Dates.

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. 

Green Building Services at Harvard

Harvard Green Building Services (GBS) is a interdisciplinary group of professionals within Harvard Campus Services dedicated to supporting the sustainable design, construction and operation of buildings across the university.

Student Green Tour of HLS Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, Clinical Wing Building

Join the HLS Green Living Representatives to learn about WCC's energy-efficient design and green construction principles and how it's creating healthier, more comfortable spaces.

Weatherizing the Freshman Dean's Office

In about four hours, participants reduced the Freshman Dean's Office's energy usage by 30%.

Harvard Law School’s 2009 Commencement Luncheon was its greenest yet, with over 65% of meal leftovers, by volume, reclaimed for recycling or composting. Three key components led to this recycling victory: a central “Recycling Tent,...
In the early spring of 2009, Facilities Maintenance Operations (FMO) and the Office for Sustainability (OFS) joined forces to create a new Building Energy Auditing Service. This new service is expected to generate tremendous financial savings and...
On a bright and sunny Monday afternoon (April 10, 2010) about 15 HBS students made their way across the Western Avenue bridge to visit one of Harvard's shining jewels as far as green buildings go -- the University Operations Services building at 46...
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...