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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. 

The Empirical Case for a Plant Based Diet

"The Empirical Case for a Plant-Based Diet" presented by Matt Hayek, Fourth year PhD Student at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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.

There are no ifs, whys or butts about Harvard Kennedy School's new smoke-free policy. As of March 1, the entire HKS campus is smoke-free, meaning that smoking is prohibited inside any campus building or outside on HKS grounds, including the...

As a lab that takes sustainability seriously, it is important to integrate sustainable practices into purchasing and planning strategy. Use these helpful tips when thinking about purchasing for your lab.

Co-hosted by the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of HLS, Community Servings, and the Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action, this year’s Food as Medicine Symposium brought together a number of professionals from all over the...

Recent efforts to make healthy eating a default choice include making nutrition education more accessible to children and adults, incentivizing the purchase and consumption of

In a rush between classes, practices, and other activities many students grab meals on the run from Harvard’s dining halls, consequently taking valuable reusable plates, cups, and silverware with them. Unfortunately, those dishes often go...