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Food mpg chart

Gary Adamkiewicz, senior research scientist at HSPH, discusses the nuances of food miles and their impact on our climate.

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. 

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 School of Public Health study links regular red meat consumption to higher mortality.

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.

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

Harvard Strategic Procurement has negotiated discounted pricing for Lumencor light engines for Harvard laboratories. This sustainable option for light boxes is currently being utilized at the Nikon Imaging Center at HMS.

Restaurant Associates (RA) has planted a small herb garden in the Elements Café, as part of the Sustainable Dining Program that was initiated last year, which focuses on using local and sustainable produce in the menus. Currently, the basil,...
The life cycle of those seemingly ubiquitous interoffice envelopes may seem trivial, but as a few Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) employees found, questioning the path the envelopes take between departments can lead to cost savings and waste...