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Green Transportation Celebration
College

Green Transportation Celebration

On Thursday, members of the Harvard community stop by the Science Center Plaza to learn more about green transportation initiatives on campus. Here, an eco-friendly bus was a topic of discussion.

College

Green Transportation Event Showcases Sustainability Efforts

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.

Fas Green Program Freecycle
On Campus

Fas Green Program Freecycle

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Green Program in partnership with the Law School’s Green Team held a reusable item donation stand at the Science Center plaza. Visitors could donate and take any reusable item from the stand.

Reusing Items
On Campus

Reusing Items

A collection of items donated to Freecycle, an initiative of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Green Program, line the tables at the Science Center plaza.

A Change in the MAC Quad
College

Despite Protest, Campus Services Will Pave Part of MAC Quad

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.

Professor Roy Gordon
Central Administration

Paying the Price

The University remains opposed to divesting its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels, steadfast in the face of numerous sit-ins and demonstrations by students, alumni, and faculty affiliated with the activist group Divest Harvard.

Orange Waves
Central Administration

Harvard Leaders Stay Quiet on Divest, Even During 'Heat Week'

Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.

Green

New Report Details University-Wide Sustainability Progress

The Office for Sustainability released a new report finding that Harvard has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas emissions, waste, and water use.

College

Scientist Discusses Health, Campus Sustainability

Arlene D. Blum discussed her work to reduce use of what she called harmful flame retardant chemicals in consumer products, which she praised Harvard for moving away from in recent years.

Sustainability Goals
Research

University Sets New Goals for Curbing Consumption, Waste

University-wide goals include reducing per capita waste by 50 percent and water use by 30 percent by 2020, from a 2006 baseline.

Composting Initiative
Green

Composting Program in Yard Boasts Mostly Positive Results Thus Far

Student representatives from Green ’17 and the Resource Efficiency Program estimate that about half of the freshman class is actively using the compost bins.

Zipcar Question
On Campus

Zipcar Question

A representative from Zipcar explains the company's car rental system to a student at the Green Transportation Celebration hosted by CommuterChoice. The event took place at the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday.

Quad Bikes Question
On Campus

Quad Bikes Question

A representative from Quad Bikes speaks with a student about their bicycle repair at the Green Transportation Celebration hosted by CommuterChoice. The event took place at the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday.

Bike Fix
On Campus

Bike Fix

A representative from Quad Bikes repairs a student's bicycle at the Green Transportation Celebration hosted by CommuterChoice. The event took place at the Science Center Plaza.

Composting Initiative
Green

Compost Program Rolls Out for Freshman Dorms

Offices across the College have collaborated to roll out a comprehensive residential composting program in all of the 17 freshman dormitories.

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