Harvard presented its annual Town Gown report to the Cambridge Planning Board Tuesday, outlining 2018 campus infrastructure projects, University initiatives, and affiliate statistics.
Six different student groups hosted the event, in which participants discussed the challenges facing environmental justice activism on campus.
“Zero Waste importantly does not mean zero trash, but it does try to bring us to a more sustainable waste diversion and recycling and reduction practice,” said Vice Mayor Jan Devereux.
When visitors enter the newly opened Smith Campus Center, they'll walk past green, plant-covered walls before grabbing a cup of coffee and finding a comfy seat.
The Office for Sustainability released its 2017 Sustainability report, highlighting reductions in trash production per capita and water use, among other improvements.
Mt. Trashmore, a towering mountain made of all of Harvard Yard's Tuesday trash, appeared Wednesday outside Annenberg Memorial Hall. 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 sustainability.
From stifling innovation to encouraging excessive food waste, speakers at the 4th annual Harvard-UCLA Food Law and Policy Conference on Friday criticized the current food regulatory environment.
The report, released Friday, detailed recent progress in Harvard’s schools efforts to reduce waste and emissions.
Harvard University IDs will double as MBTA CharlieCards for the incoming Class of 2021 in a pilot program, the Undergraduate Council announced at their general meeting on Sunday.
Landscape Services, a unit of Harvard Campus Services, is replacing their traditional, fuel-powered landscaping equipment with battery-powered counterparts in an attempt to reduce noise and air pollution.