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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. 

A greening IT case study from HUIT

A Green Tip from Harvard Law School energy manager Eric Potkin

The Empirical Case for a Plant Based Diet

"The Empirical Case for a Plant-Based Diet" presented by Matt Hayek, Fourth year PhD Student at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Harvard University District Energy

Learn more about Harvard's District Energy system. 

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...
Did you know that Harvard’s Facilities Maintenance Operations (FMO) Custodial Services is the only cleaning service at Harvard — or across Massachusetts — to have achieved Green Seal™ certification, an industry mark of...

Adjusting your computer's power settings and sending your computer into energy saving modes will help cut office energy use enormously!