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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. 

Here are some tips on making your holiday season more sustainable from Harvard University Housing. 

A Green Tip from Harvard Law School energy manager Eric Potkin

As a lab that takes sustainability seriously, it is important to integrate sustainable practices into purchasing and planning strategy. Use these helpful tips when thinking about purchasing for your lab.

Harvard University Housing's 2014-2015 Sustainable Community Leaders share their tips for reducing energy at home.

Here's a green tip to help reduce disposables in your meeting areas.

Coffee Grounds

HRE Tenant Tip: 14 Story Street

Even small adjustments of just 1 or 2 degrees in temperature settings can result in large energy savings!

Devices like televisions, microwaves, scanners, and printers use standby power, even when off.

Harvard Surplus and Recycling Center

Check out the Harvard Recycling and Surplus Center for excess goods, free to anyone in the local community!