After spending a year in our temporary location at 550 Boston Ave, the Office of Sustainability has finally moved into our permanent location, the recently renovated Barnum Hall. Once the academic year starts, come visit us... Read More
Orientation 2019 Schedule
Looking for the Office of Sustainability during Orientation 2019? You can find us tabling and/or presenting at the following events: DATE EVENT CAMPUS LOCATION TIME Wed, Jul 31 Dental School Lunch and Learn Boston... Read More
Blog Post: Anaerobic Digester
Earlier this month, our office organized a field trip for Tufts Eco-Ambassadors and other interested individuals to visit Vanguard Renewables, an organics recycler in western Massachusetts. Read our recent blog post to learn about how anaerobic... Read More
Conserving energy during periods of peak usage
On campus and across the greater Tufts community, we can all do our part to help conserve energy during extra hot and humid summer days. Temperatures beyond 90° F result in periods of high energy... Read More
Blog post: Summer Compost Tips
Summer is the season when composting habits are mostly likely to be abandoned, due to pesky fruit flies and unpleasant smells, then never reinstated. Read this quick blog post for tips on how to keep composting all... Read More
2019 Sustainability Champions Ceremony and Reception
On July 11th, the Office of Sustainability hosted an award ceremony and reception to recognize the sustainability achievements of students, faculty and staff across all Tufts campuses. President Tony Monaco presented awards to the 48... Read More
Tufts earns STARS Silver rating
This spring Tufts University earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)! STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System measures... 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.
Come work for us later in August and earn extra dough before the summer is over! We are hiring Zero Waste Event Monitors and Move In Workers. Fill out your availability in this form, with shifts as early as 8/14. #hiring #zerowaste #studentworkers