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(The following post was written by two Harvard graduate students about their adventures in novice urban beekeeping). In the Spring of 2011, we were involved in a conversation with Louisa Dennison of the Harvard Community Garden about bringing...
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...
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...
The spring semester brings many opportunities for staff recognition at Harvard. Dean’s Awards, Harvard Heroes, Green Carpet Awards, and more. It’s a time of recognizing those in the community who go above and beyond, inspire colleagues,...
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...
Last month, the Office of the Executive Dean and Academic Administration at the Graduate School of Design received their Leaf One Green Office certification. Executive assistant Ashley Torr spearheaded the effort, but all of the members were...
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...
The Harvard Office for Sustainability's Undergraduate Resource Efficiency Program (REP) joined the College's Opening Days festivities, hosting or attending nine different events. The Program’s signature events, Move-in Day sustainability...
On Friday, September 20, students and staff from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Harvard Kennedy School temporarily reclaimed three parking spaces and converted them into public "parks" in honor of worldwide PARK(ing) Day. PARK(ing)...