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On November 27, the Green Office Program passed an exciting milestone: our first green office at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences received Leaf One certification. The driving force behind the certification of the Office of Student...
Ten Harvard employees were honored at the 2013 Harvard Heroes ceremony for their commitment and contribution to Harvard’s sustainability goals. As part of Harvard’s ongoing effort to institutionalize sustainability into the culture of...
Harvard students demonstrated their commitment to sustainability this past summer all over the world and in many different ways. Through entrepreneurialism, advocacy, internships, volunteerism, and education, they promoted a healthier environment...
The Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department (CCB) just wrapped up their first ever recycling competition, modeled after the successes achieved in many other buildings and departments on campus. Due to the size and complexity of CCB, it was...
Last fall, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the FAS Green Program collaborated on a plan to explore and implement energy and waste reduction programs across the School. Just under a year later, some important milestones have been...
Sustainability orientation activities reach thousands of undergraduate and graduate students across all of Harvard's 12 Schools and departments each year. More than 3,000 reusable mugs and water bottles and over 2,000 energy-efficient LED bulbs were...
The Shut the Sash Competition is considered one of the most impactful engagement programs at reducing greenhouse gas emissions at Harvard. Each month, with help from the Green Labs Program , 18 labs in Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB) and one in...
Sense and Sustainability (S&S), an online blog founded by students, translates the “research frontier to relevant stakeholders,” and synthesizes “academically rigorous research without academic rigidity.” Recently,...
The FAS Green Program recently conducted a lighting competition in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB) to improve energy conservation behavior and highlight the benefits of integrating sub-metering systems within buildings on...