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Harvard Law School’s 2009 Commencement Luncheon was its greenest yet, with over 65% of meal leftovers, by volume, reclaimed for recycling or composting. Three key components led to this recycling victory: a central “Recycling Tent,...
On Friday, March 8, Harvard Law School's 2013 Green Living Representatives, Sarah Canby, Laura Wolf, Dave Joch, Gabrielle Hodgson, and Michael Gruben, along with HLS Sustainability Program Manager Anne Sargent and Supervisor of Recycling and Solid...
On Tuesday, September 17, the Harvard Law School (HLS) Green Living Reps and the HLS Green Team manned an information table in the Hark to educate students, staff, and faculty about composting practices at the Law School. Students were able to chat...
Harvard Law School was the first School at Harvard to make compost bins widely available, and anyone who’s spent time on our campus knows how visible our labeled trash, recycling, and compost receptacles are. So we must do a good job of making...

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

The Harvard Law School (HLS) Green Living Reps sponsored a contest challenging students to submit photos of themselves using their red Harvard mugs. The creators of the most popular and most creative photos won prizes like Blue Man Group tickets,...
Harvard Law School’s Green Living Program capped off its Waste Awareness Month with an educational art display teaching students, faculty, and staff about Plastic Bags and their environmental impact. From October 11-17, the panels hung...

Every year, 40% of the food produced in the United States goes uneaten, leading to 160 billion pounds of wasted food in our landfills.