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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!

Minimizing e-waste helps to conserve resources and reduces the amount of energy we take from the earth.

A Green Tip from Harvard Law School energy manager Eric Potkin

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.

You have the power...to shut down your computer!

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...