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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. 

Zimride

Reduce your commuting carbon footprint and save money!

MBTA map

Harvard offers a 50% discount on all monthly MBTA transit passes for employees and pre-tax savings on private transit providers such as Amtrak, regional transit authorities, and private bus companies.

Hubway bike

Cycling around campus has never been easier or cheaper!

Living Lab: Rethinking Campus Operations

In this video we explore how staff work every day at Harvard to reduce the environmental footprint of campus operations.

Drive Less

Effects of driving less poster.

Biodiesel began fueling the 25 diesel vehicles in Harvard’s fleet during Spring 2004 as the University Operations Services constructed its very own biodiesel filling station. The 20% soybean oil, 80% diesel oil blend promises to reduce the...
There are no ifs, whys or butts about Harvard Kennedy School's new smoke-free policy. As of March 1, the entire HKS campus is smoke-free, meaning that smoking is prohibited inside any campus building or outside on HKS grounds, including the...
It turns out bike-friendliness is second nature for Harvard University. Weeks after being named a Silver-Level Bike Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists, Harvard University was recognized as a Gold-level Bike Friendly Business by...

A green tip from the facilities team at the Radcliffe Institue for Advanced Study