Summer internship positions are open with The Office of Sustainability! We're hiring interns for Graphic Design & Communications, Recycling, and Programs. Your contributions this summer will make Tufts a more sustainable community. Not to mention... Read More
Go Green at the President's Picnics
Employees - if you're attending one of the President's Picnics in May and June, you can win a reusable napkin, utensil kit or other sustainability item! The Office of Sustainability invites you to join your colleagues in... Read More
Sustainable Move-Out Guide
Follow these steps to make your move-out as sustainable as possible! 1. PLAN IT Decide what to keep, donate, recycle, compost, and trash. Remember, reusing is cheaper and more earth-friendly than buying new in the... Read More
Green Fund Applications are Open!
Want to improve sustainability on campus? Students and employees can apply for funding to lead sustainability projects on all campuses, up to $40,000! Solar panels, hydroponics, art installations, social justice events – the Office of... Read More
Exploring Just Sustainabilities
Julian Agyeman Ph.D. FRSA FRGS, Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, is the originator of the increasingly influential concept of just sustainabilities, which explores the intersecting goals of social justice and environmental sustainability defined... Read More
Employees: Get Sustainability and Recycling Certified
The Office of Sustainability offers Sustainability and Recycling certifications for employees on the Tufts Learning Center. In a little over an hour, you can get trained in sustainability and recycling as it pertains to Tufts.... Read More
Students: Get Sustainability and Recycling Certified
New to campus? Need a refresher on all things sustainability and recycling at Tufts? Take our Student Sustainability Certification process, which can be done in less than an hour. Once you've completed it on Qualtrics,... 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.
The first weeks of May are always a hectic time around Tufts campus. As the weather gets warmer and classes end, students are busy with finals, commencement, and summer plans. At the Office of Sustainability, this means that it’s time to start helping with move-out! Every year, our goal is to promote easy, sustainable move […]
We are proud to share that Tufts’ Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) has received the Honor Award for the Boston Society for Architecture’s 2021 Sustainable Design Awards, recognizing the SEC as an “outstanding achievement” that “demonstrates the systematic integration of sustainability.” One of most energy efficient research buildings in the world We sat down with […]
Have you heard talk recently about Tufts’ divestment plan? Are you left wondering what this all means? Discussions on divestment at Tufts have been occurring for years. From Tufts Climate Action’s first divestment campaign in 2012 and other campus groups showing support for divestment over the last decade, these efforts led to the Tufts Board […]
Huge congrats to Allison Larmann, who is graduating this weekend from @FletcherSchool with a Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy! Allison led our comms team for a year and recently helped collect data for our STARS sustainability report. Best of luck, Allison!
Sam, our Eco Rep Coordinator, is graduating with a Bachelors of Computer Science and Cognitive Brain Science. Sam took the lead on the Eco Rep program this semester and had a huge impact on its success. Luckily, Sam is continuing with the OOS as he pursues a Masters!
This past April, Tufts University received recognition for its sustainability initiatives and achievements, winning both a 2022 COTE Top Ten Award and a Casella Sustainability Leadership Award. @GreenTufts