Staff and affiliates will begin researching and developing design strategies to create more sustainable buildings and cities at the center next month.
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.
Student representatives from Green ’17 and the Resource Efficiency Program estimate that about half of the freshman class is actively using the compost bins.
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.
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.
Speakers predicted the expansion of urban farming on Monday at a panel hosted by the Food Literacy Project and the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project.
Although the University has signed onto the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, sustainability and investment experts cautioned that the voluntary nature of the principles are closer to a statement of values than policy.