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Recycling Competion Grades

FAS Green Program Senior Coordinator, Brandon Geller, gives you these nine tips for creating a successful recycling competition in your office.

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

What would excite you to recycle more? Would competing against other offices do it? Or maybe just the opportunity to challenge your coworkers? Or perhaps a giant trophy? For the employees of 1414 Mass Ave, they had all three driving them. The FAS...
Building off of last year’s exciting results at 1414 Mass Ave, the FAS Green Program invited the departments of five buildings to compete in its annual recycling competition this year, rousing over 600 faculty, staff, and graduate students to...
After a journey two years in the making, the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (OEB) Administration has reached leaf four of Green Office Certification in Harvard's Green Office Program . Led by the department's Green Team Leaders,...
On Oct. 23 rd , 30 students and staff decided not to spend their lazy Sunday mornings sleeping in, but rather, to get up early, roll up their sleeves, and pitch in to make the Office for the Arts ( OFA ) and Office of Career Services (OCS) greener...
Labs are critical to Harvard’s research mission but also consume almost half the electricity on campus- which is why the FAS Green Program is partnering with researchers to reduce energy use in labs with a creative and fun new energy...
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...
The Faculty of Arts and Science's Green Program recently screened the documentary "Forks Over Knives" as part of their monthly environmental brown bag lunch series. A documentary which explores harmful connections between eating processed foods and...
On August 6, 2013 the Barker Complex’s Green Team officially announced their existence to the world. In an email to all of the Barker staff, they explained that they were there to answer questions and would be sharing resources to help make...