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University-wide goals include reducing per capita waste by 50 percent and water use by 30 percent by 2020, from a 2006 baseline.
Maybe you overheard an unusually piscine conversation as you crossed the Yard. Maybe your roommate made a cryptic comment on the way to dinner. Maybe you’ve been tossing and turning at night, haunted by images of moderately-sized whitish fish. There’s a conversation going on at Harvard, and it’s all about swai. Below, you’ll find all the things you never wanted to know about this curious creature.
Dozens of members of the Harvard community will not be swiping into dining halls this week as they participate in Divest Harvard’s week-long fast.
David A. Bicknell 15' (left) and Remi P. Gosselnin '18 (right), both from the Resource Efficiency Program (REP), stand by Mt. Trashmore, a towering mountain made of Harvard Yard's Tuesday trash, which appeared Wednesday by Annenberg Memorial Hall. REP created this mountain and the numerous signs around it to draw attention to how much we throw away every day, to encourage recycling, and to give passersby tips about how to live more sustainably.
A closeup of the face of Mount Trashmore, a towering mountain made of all of Harvard Yard's Tuesday trash, which appeared by Annenberg Memorial Hall on Wednesday. The Resource Efficiency Program (REP) created this mountain and the numerous signs around it to draw attention to how much we throw away every day, to encourage recycling, and to give passersby tips about how to live more sustainably.
Staff and affiliates will begin researching and developing design strategies to create more sustainable buildings and cities at the center next month.
Student representatives from Green ’17 and the Resource Efficiency Program estimate that about half of the freshman class is actively using the compost bins.
Harvard can take steps to reverse the growing separation between people and the farms that produce their food, panelists said at the Food Better Symposium on Friday.
The Food Better campaign kicked off its inaugural year with a presentation at the Harvard Community Garden Monday, one of a week-long series of events designed to improve student awareness on all issues related to food.
Dozens of Harvard students took their climate change efforts beyond the blockades of Massachusetts Hall this weekend, joining hundreds of thousands of activists in Manhattan.
Compost bins, like the one shown above in Thayer Hall, have been placed in all of the freshman dormitories as part of a new waste-diversion program.
Offices across the College have collaborated to roll out a comprehensive residential composting program in all of the 17 freshman dormitories.
Representatives from NGOs working in South America and a Harvard professor spoke about the importance of sustainable agricultural practices within small native communities in South America at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Saturday afternoon.
The maneuver kicked off the activist group Divest Harvard’s Day of Action, the latest effort in a two-year-old campaign calling for the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.