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Download this recycling sign as a helpful guide in common areas across campus. 

Download this compost sign as a helpful guide in common areas across campus.

Download this trash poster as a helpful guide in common areas across campus. 

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. 

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.

Harvard University District Energy

Learn more about Harvard's District Energy system. 

HLS Green Mug Shot

Carry a travel mug to get discounts at all Harvard University Dining Halls and most other cafés.

Harvard Surplus and Recycling Center

Check out the Harvard Recycling and Surplus Center for excess goods, free to anyone in the local community!

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...
In September 2006, one of Harvard's recycling trucks was converted to run on waste vegetable oil from Annenberg Dining Hall. The project, first proposed by two students, was implemented by Harvard Recycling, HGCI, and the Harvard Transportation...