The Office of Sustainability is hiring interns. All positions are paid. Please follow the links below for the listings on Handshake to view the job descriptions and to apply. Program Intern Video Production Intern Please... Read More
Tufts Carbon Neutrality Engagement Event
On November 2, the Office of Sustainability and Tufts Capital Projects worked with GreenerU to host an interactive information and feedback session with Tufts students, faculty, staff and community members. This engagement session allowed our... Read More
Apply now to receive funding for your sustainability project!
The Green Fund is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff from across Tufts' campuses to receive funding for sustainability-related projects at the university. We are soliciting proposals for studies or projects of up to... Read More
Tufts Earns Bronze Bike Friendly University Designation
Tufts is now recognized as a Bronze Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists! We've joined a cutting-edge group of 193 BFU colleges and universities in 46 states and the District of Columbia that... Read More
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
On September 21, World Car-Free Day, Tuft participated 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 of MassRIDES is... 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.
The UN Climate Conference is our last best chance to stop runaway climate change. This is the time for consensus. #ClimateAction will benefit us all collectively. My appeal to #COP24: https://t.co/Z6wJq2AQ2v
COP24, the new round of global climate talks, has begun. Countries pledged to reduce emissions in the Paris agreement, but now must figure out how to track these unspecified reductions. The New York Times answers 3 key questions: https://t.co/sKs1v9TYP3