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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...
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 Building Operations team continues to push the margin of equipment energy efficiency with their recent purchase of a new type of -80 freezer that consumes less than half of the electricity used by traditional cascade models. The new...
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.

The acceleration of global sea level change from the end of the 20th century through the last two decades has been significantly swifter than scientists thought, according to a new Harvard study. The study, co-authored by Carling Hay, a postdoctoral...