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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. 

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.

Harvard University District Energy

Learn more about Harvard's District Energy system. 

Sustainability at Harvard Overview

Learn more about how sustainability is integrated across Harvard. 

Environmental health scientist and instructor Gary Adamkiewicz tells us what to watch out for in our foods.

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...
The results are in….Hamilton is the winner of the 2009 HBS Reduce Your Juice Electricity Competition! It was a fight until the end, but Hamilton outperformed Gallatin with a 4% reduction in the last week making their average reduction for the...
In October the Harvard Business School (HBS) Green Team held its 2nd Annual Green Fair in Shad Hall, the School’s physical fitness center. The event, which was open to the School community, brought together campus, local, and national...
The HBS Green Living Program hosted its annual RC section competition on reusable bottles and mugs. The goal of the competition was to encourage and incentivize students to use reusable bottles and mugs, at the same time to discourage use of...
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...