Graduate students studying urban and environmental policy and planning are conducting an inventory of the 600 acres of land at the campus to inform how it will be managed for the next several decades. Under... Read More
Blue Bikes Update
Any employee or student at Tufts University is now eligible for a nearly 50% discount on an annual Bluebikes membership through the Tufts Corporate Bluebikes Program. As of January 2024, a normal $129 annual membership will now cost just $73.50/year.... Read More
Tufts at the Energy Transition
On February 1st, Dano Weisbord, Chief Sustainability Officer, took the lead in a thought-provoking ENVS HoCu lecture, focusing on Tufts University's proactive involvement in the ongoing energy transition away from fossil fuels. A key... Read More
Tufts Students Recognized as Finalist for National Sustainability Award
An initiative from the Sustainable CORE Fellows has been named a finalist for the 2023 Student Sustainability Leadership Award given by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The CORE fellows... Read More
Showcasing Sustainability: At the SMFA
Virtually tour Tufts School of the Museum of Fine Arts and learn about our sustainability initiatives! Featuring a demonstration by metals faculty, Tanya Crane, showing how her students turn unwanted jewelry into future heirlooms; the... Read More
Tufts is Host Institution for Global Sustainability Conference
Tufts University is honored to have co-hosted the AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) conference and show off research and academics to colleges and universities from around the world. This year... Read More
Tufts 2023-24 Summer Internship Grants
Funded by Tufts' Emerging Sustainability Leader Internship Grant, current senior, Zoe Garderet interned with Groundwork Somerville this summer to help run their South Street Farm - the only urban farm in Somerville. She planted, harvested,... Read More
Our vision is for Tufts University to become an equitable, thriving community that advances global sustainable development by producing resilient problem solvers and scalable solutions.
To achieve this vision, the Office of Sustainability's mission is to harness Tufts’ potential to be a model of just sustainability by linking our institutional challenges with education and research.
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.
Explore energy and water use data on all Tufts campuses with this interactive dashboard. Find out where and how energy and water are used, and the greenhouse gas emissions associated with this energy use.
As an institution of higher education, Tufts provides transformative experiences for students and faculty to generate bold ideas, innovate in the face of complex challenges, and distinguish themselves as active citizens of the world, which includes creating a just and sustainable future for all.
The Tufts Sustainability Council made up of faculty, students, and staff with in-depth experience and expertise in climate change and sustainability, helps Tufts select effective, impactful strategies to follow through on its imperative to confront climate change and create a just and sustainable campus environment.