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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,...
Harvard’s student-run radio station, WHRB 95.3 FM has become the first student organization to receive Leaf One certification through the university Green Office program , “…and it looks like achieving Leaf Two won’t be too...
There really aren’t enough environmentally educational, Hawaiian themed, outdoor party games out there. It’s been a real tragedy for, and dare we say a hindrance to, the environmental movement. But not any more! Thanks to bright minds of...
Long before there was an established University sustainability program, Harvard College Library had made increasing sustainable practices around the library a priority. To continue that commitment, HCL Operations last month convened the HCL Green...
Sparked with friendly competition and the will to help decrease Harvard’s environmental impact, eight finalists came together in early December to present their individual eco-projects and compete for first place in this fall’s Eco-...
Earlier this year, thanks to a Student Sustainability Grant, Green’ 14 was able to start a vermiculture pilot project in Thayer Hall, one of the freshman dorms in the Yard. Vermiculture bins use the natural composting abilities of earthworms...
On Oct. 23 rd , 30 students and staff decided not to spend their lazy Sunday mornings sleeping in, but rather, to get up early, roll up their sleeves, and pitch in to make the Office for the Arts ( OFA ) and Office of Career Services (OCS) greener...
For one week, all HLS Dorms competed to REDUCE THEIR JUICE, and Shaw led by Green Living Rep Katy Yang emerged victorious, reducing electricity consumption 6.4% and saving 144 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity and winning a dorm dinner from Spice...
Each semester, members of the Resource Efficiency Program (REP) encourage students in their Houses to initiate new, innovative environmental projects to reduce waste and conserve resources. These “eco-projects” are a chance for students...
Green Living Representatives and first-year law students at Harvard Law School are in full swing this semester, promoting sustainability across campus by competing in green challenges, hosting interactive and informative events, and encouraging the...