Update on Recycling Rules - Throw Out Colored Cups, But Recycle Clear Plastic Cups
Due to shifts in global recycling systems and high contamination levels of U.S. recyclable materials, the Massachusetts DEP has recently announced new recycling rules. One major change is that colored plastic cups will no longer be accepted in... Read More
Tufts Joins the MassRIDES Clean Commute Challenge
This Friday September 21, on World Car-Free Day, Tufts is participating in the Massachusetts Clean Commute Challenge. This is an annual event hosted by MassRIDES and MassDOT that encourages commuters to choose a green commute. The goal... Read More
First Green Fund Recipients Announced
The Green Fund provides funding for the implementation of sustainability-related projects proposed by the Tufts community. The following proposals have been selected for the first round of funding: solar charging stations for Hodgdon Hall, a composting initiative at... Read More
The Office of Sustainability's New Location
The Office of Sustainability is no longer located in Miller Hall. You can now find us instead at 550 Boston Avenue, on the 2nd floor. Enter on the side facing 574 Boston Ave (the CLIC... Read More
Recycling At Tufts
Find out how and where to recycle here at Tufts on the Facilities Services' Recycling and Waste Management website. There, you will also find information about our other waste reduction and zero-waste initiatives.
The Tufts Eco Map illustrates all sustainability-related locations on campus including composting bins, zip cars, bike racks, public transportation stops, hydration stations, electric vehicle charging stations and more!
The Office of Sustainability's monthly newsletter highlights recent sustainability-related news from both on and off campus, upcoming events, job postings, and other content relevant to anyone in the Tufts community.
This Thursday's lunch and learn is The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic. Russell Fielding will describe whaling cultures in the context of natural resource use and conservation in newly emerged environmental crises. 12-1pm, Dowling Rm 745B
On October 30th at 6:15, join Tisch College for an engaging conversation with author, activist, and environmentalist Bill McKibben. McKibben is the founder of https://t.co/2so0x8n5Dq, the first global grassroots climate change movement. https://t.co/rBPRyw7LAE
Recent explosions and fires in eastern Mass. caused by the failure of an aging pipeline means 9,000 homes will be without natural gas until at least November. Environmental advocates say it's time to completely rethink the communities' energy systems. https://t.co/yhQdXAOwVx