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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. 

Here are some tips on making your holiday season more sustainable from Harvard University Housing. 

Freecycle clothes

This is a helpful green tip from the Harvard Kennedy School Green Team. 

HLS Green Mug Shot

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

A green tip from the facilities team at the Radcliffe Institue for Advanced Study

In 2011, HLS achieved a 95% recycling/composting rate at its Commencement Luncheon

For Earth Week, Gutman Café challenged the HGSE community to cut back on landfill waste with the goal: 1 Week = 1 Bag of Trash.

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.