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

The Summer Sustainability Program at Harvard is in full swing after getting off to a great start last month. Summer Schoolers showed an impressive eagerness to get up close and personal with Harvard sustainability on move-in weekend when nearly 50...
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...
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...

We all play an important role in reducing our energy and conserving resources on campus.

Universities play a vital role in supporting research and educating students to understand how chemistry and chemical design can affect health and sustainability. On Thursday, April 16, 2015 the FAS Green Program and the Department of Chemistry and...
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...
From first use, to the trash bin, to beyond, our electronic appliances travel long journeys in their life-cycles, often becoming “e-waste,” or electronic waste. Unfortunately, the same chemical compounds that made these appliances...