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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.

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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.

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Tufts Eco Map

The Tufts Eco Map illustrates all sustainability-related locations on campus including compost bins, zip cars, bike racks, public transportation stops, electric vehicle charging stations and more!

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Our Newsletter

Sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive sustainability-related news from all campuses, upcoming events, job postings, and other content relevant to the Tufts community and beyond.

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Data Dashboard

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.

University Sustainability Planning

Read about university sustainability planning.

Tufts Sustainability Progress

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After receiving three silver ratings since 2011, we are proud to share that Tufts achieved a Gold STARS rating in November 2022!

Read how here.

Tufts Sustainability in Action

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