The annual event aims to “let [the University community] know [about] all the stakeholders that are promoting sustainable transportation across campus,” said Ben Hammer of CommuterChoice.
Starting at the end of September, workers will begin to remove trees and pave approximately 10 percent of the sloped northernmost section of the grassy space adjacent to the Malkin Athletic Center.
Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.
The Office for Sustainability released a new report finding that Harvard has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas emissions, waste, and water use.
University-wide goals include reducing per capita waste by 50 percent and water use by 30 percent by 2020, from a 2006 baseline.
Student representatives from Green ’17 and the Resource Efficiency Program estimate that about half of the freshman class is actively using the compost bins.