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

Environmental health scientist and instructor Gary Adamkiewicz tells us what to watch out for in our foods.

Incorporating sustainable practices into Harvard’s most energy and resource intensive spaces may seem like a daunting task, but for the laboratories on Harvard’s Cambridge and Longwood campus, green and labs are synonymous terms. For...
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...
Starting in late October, the Food Literacy Project and Harvard University Dining Services rolled out a new reusable container program in the Cronkhite Dining Hall. A graduate dorm located on Brattle Street, Cronkite houses students from a diverse...
Imagine all the problems that could be solved if we really took the time to brainstorm and innovate. That was Abhinav Bhushan’s plan when he secured a grant from the Office for Sustainability to host Harvard’s first Sustainability...

Harvard University Housing's Sustainable Community Leader's want to help you reduce food waste at home.

Here is a case where the saying “what you don’t know won’t hurt you” is wrong. Flame retardant chemicals are added to furniture and electronics to meet flammability standards in cities and states across the nation. However,...