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Food mpg chart

Gary Adamkiewicz, senior research scientist at HSPH, discusses the nuances of food miles and their impact on our climate.

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?

Turn off the lights

A sustainability music video produced by Harvard University students. 

The Challenge of Climate Change

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

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...
Biolabs Building Operation
Thirteen years have passed since Gary Goodwin joined the Building Operations team at Harvard's Biological Laboratories ( Biolabs ), but his energy and passion are as vital as the day he started. As one of the most active building operations teams at...
Co-founders Victor Cruzate (left) and Andreas Birnik (right) If you’re like us at the Harvard Office for Sustainability you care about your carbon footprint and hope to make a difference in the fight against climate change. But if you’re...