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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...
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...
On one day in May, the entire Harvard Divinity School (HDS) community comes together to celebrate shared achievement. Graduates don gowns, and proud families filter into Harvard Square. However, beginning two years ago, the HDS commencement has come...
Curious about the crunching sounds coming from the basement of the Science Center? It’s the Greenbean Recycling Machine—Harvard’s latest recycling solution—hard at work. A redemption center for recycled goods, the Greenbean...
This March, the Resource Efficiency Program was proud to introduce an activity aimed at making energy conservation tangible and meaningful. The flash card activity quizzes students on energy savings from daily and weekly behavior changes over the...
This is the second in a new series of Harvard Alumni “Green-prenuers.” Are you or do you know a Harvard alum doing something cool in the sustainability field that should be featured? Let us know, email kate_hammer@harvard.edu . Two heads...
In many places around the world, April 22 is Earth Day, an international celebration of the environmental movement. This year at Harvard, Earth Day was celebrated throughout the month of April. Various initiatives across the campuses reached out to...
The Resource Efficiency Program (REP) celebrated the end of its annual inter-House Green Cup competition at the Environmental Action Committee's Earth Day Festival on April 27. The sun smiled down on the MAC Quad as students conversed with...
Ten Harvard employees were honored at the 2013 Harvard Heroes ceremony for their commitment and contribution to Harvard’s sustainability goals. As part of Harvard’s ongoing effort to institutionalize sustainability into the culture of...
The Summer Sustainability Program at Harvard is in full swing after getting off to a great start last month. Summer Schoolers showed an impressive eagerness to get up close and personal with Harvard sustainability on move-in weekend when nearly 50...