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Resident Action List

Harvard University Housing residents: Help make your space more sustainable by taking these simple actions!

Learn more about living sustainably in Harvard University Housing. 

 

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. 

Water Taste Test Challenge

Try a Water Taste Test Challenge at your school, office, with a group of friends, or even at home with the family! It’s an easy setup with impactful results.

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.

The Harvard Faculty Club is well known for its regal décor and sumptuous meals. Step beyond the swinging doors into the kitchen, and you’ll find a staff dedicated to delivering excellence and quality with a high degree of efficiency...
At the renowned Harvard Faculty Club the latest guest amenity comes in the form of an elegant clear glass bottle. For more than a month, Faculty Club employees have been filling those glass bottles with filtered carbonated or still water from new...
Harvard Real Estate held its very first Green Your Work Scene ice cream social last week outside on the Holyoke Center Plaza. The flavor-of-the-day? Community engagement! Over 330 employees spent their break enjoying the beatuiful weather and...
World Water Day was observed March 22. Each year, it's celebrated as a day for global water awareness. But with 780 million people lacking access to clean water shouldn’t we be “water aware” every day? When so many go without, the...