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
AASHE 2023 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
Resilient Climate Leaders: New ways to get involved
Environmental offices can now be found together in Bromfield Pearson. Our office has relocated to floor 2 of Bromfield Pearson, right behind the Science and Engineering Complex on the Medford/Somerville campus. We are excited to be sharing... Read More
Sustainability Progress Report
As we work to create a thriving, sustainable, and equitable university, it is important to reflect on and acknowledge what our campus communities have accomplished. Click to see recent sustainability achievements at Tufts. 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.
The Tufts Sustainability Council is shaping the future of climate action at the University. They are creating a vision for sustainability and selecting effective, impactful goals and strategies leading to a sustainable university that serves current and future students and employees equally while supporting the health and wellbeing of all of humanity and our home planet.