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Sparked with friendly competition and the will to help decrease Harvard’s environmental impact, eight finalists came together in early December to present their individual eco-projects and compete for first place in this fall’s Eco-...
The Resource Efficiency Program (REP) celebrated the end of its annual inter-House Green Cup competition at the Environmental Action Committee's Earth Day Festival on April 27. The sun smiled down on the MAC Quad as students conversed with...
The Harvard Office for Sustainability's Undergraduate Resource Efficiency Program (REP) joined the College's Opening Days festivities, hosting or attending nine different events. The Program’s signature events, Move-in Day sustainability...
Check off sustainability this fall

Heading back to school? Check sustainability off the list. 

Every September, a new group of Harvard freshman form a Green Team for their class aimed at integrating sustainability into their first year experience. They also focus on setting and accomplishing a variety of sustainability goals identified...
A recent waste audit conducted by Harvard College undergraduates in the Resource Efficiency Program showed that the amount of food found in the freshmen landfill waste stream has decreased significantly with the advent of composting in the dorms of...
Going into Harvard, I knew I wanted to join a sustainability group. A lot of environmental advocacy is decoding bureaucracy (what else is new) and negotiating with an apathetic administration. The Harvard Resource Efficiency Program (REP) is a model...
The Resource Efficiency Program (REP) is a peer education program based in Harvard's undergraduate Houses and Dorms. REP representatives, Reps for short, educate their peers on issues such as energy, waste, water, food, and more through fun,...
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...