Want to improve sustainability on campus? Apply for the Tufts Green Fund by the Oct. 1st deadline! Students and employees can apply for funding to lead sustainability projects on all campuses, up to $40,000! Solar... Read More
Meet the Fall 2022 Eco Reps!
Introducing our eighteen new Eco Reps, plus our two Eco Rep Coordinators! These Tufts students help raise awareness about ecological issues, encourage environmentally responsible behavior among their peers, and plan related events and activities. Eco... Read More
Back to School: Sustainable Resources to Know
The Office of Sustainability serves as a resource, catalyst, and advocate for sustainability at Tufts. The OOS can support student ideas to improve campus sustainability. Tufts community members are very involved in upkeeping sustainability values... Read More
Efficiency at the Joyce Cummings Center
The high temperatures of July make it a very energy intensive month. The Joyce Cummings Center is beating the heat with its energy efficient features. The building was constructed with a low energy-use target in... Read More
Green To-Go at Grafton
A Green Fund project to implement a reusable takeout container program at Elm's Cafe on the Grafton campus is well underway! Students can opt into the Green To Go program by paying a $1 deposit... Read More
This spring, we made the President's Picnics into low-waste events by sorting waste, composting food scraps, and challenging guests to commit to more sustainable habits. Watch the full video below. Read More
Refresh Your Specialty Recycling Knowledge
Certain items are not conventionally recyclable in the mixed recycling bin. To ensure maximum diversion from the landfill, Tufts has implemented specialty recycling streams on all four campuses. Check out our specialty recycling page to learn... 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.
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 Campus Sustainability Council is helping Tufts select 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.
Experiential Learning Manager Los Angeles, CA Application Deadline: Open until filled Project Coordinator – Environmental Justice, Food Security & Sustainability Wesleyan University- Middletown, CT Application Deadline: Open until filled Sustainability Coordinator Ogden, UT Application Deadline: October 11 Clean Energy and Climate Intern Boston, MA Application Deadline: Open until filled Fall Spaces Intern Somerville, MA Application […]
EcoLeague Coordinator Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA Application Deadline: August 29 Climate Action Campaign Fellowship Washington, D.C. / Remote Application Deadline: Open until filled Intern, US Education, Hunger, and Resilience Remote Application Deadline: September 6 Residential Building Decarbonization Intern Boston, MA Application Deadline: Open until filled City of Somerville internship Somerville, MA/ Remote Application Deadline: Open […]
Written by David Rivas, Specialty Recycling Intern From switching to reusable bags at the supermarket to taking modes of transportation that produce less pollution, sustainability has become a part of our daily lives. The same is true at Tufts. As a community member on one of our four campuses, everyone has the opportunity to compost […]
Ice ages have come and gone, but today's climate crisis has accelerated glaciers and ice sheet retreat beyond expectation, and with uncertain but troubling consequences, says Tufts geologist Jack Ridge.
"Knowing your neighbors may help you with much more than just borrowing that cup of sugar."
UEP Prof. @justinhollander and MPP candidate @mlkdreaming examine the link between social connectedness and climate resilience in Boston. https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2022/09/27/report-highlights-the-importance-of-social-connectedness-for-climate-resilience/
The GSC is running a Fall clothing drive from now, September 26th, until Thursday, October 13! Please donate any clothes (in good condition) in designated donation boxes both in the Graduate Student Lounge in Curtis Hall as well as in the Tower Gallery in Tisch Library. (1/2)