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Host an annual freezer cleanout

Did you know that -80 freezers are the most energy intensive type of “plug load” equipment in a laboratory environment?

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

The Challenge of Climate Change

Five Harvard University professors speak about confronting the challenge of climate change on campus and beyond.

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

Every year, Harvard produces over 24,000 phone books that are distributed across the University, but this year - 6,000 (25%) fewer phone books will be produced (about 6,300 lbs - the size of 7 male polar bears!). While working with Green Teams...
Incorporating sustainable practices into Harvard’s most energy and resource intensive spaces may seem like a daunting task, but for the laboratories on Harvard’s Cambridge and Longwood campus, green and labs are synonymous terms. For...
The Longwood Medical Center’s energy plant recently received a 2013 Energy Star “Combined Heat and Power” award by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The plant is one of five facilities nationwide to be recognized. Like the...
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...