Move-in is a hectic time full of boxes and packaging. Follow the tip sheets below to reduce waste and promote sustainability during move-in this year. Move In Packing Infographic 2022 Move In Unpacking Infographic 2022 Read More
Free Bluebikes Passes During MBTA Shutdown
Due to the MBTA orange-line shutdown, free 30-day Bluebikes passes are available to anyone for an unlimited number of free 45-minute trips. Find more info about this program and how to sign up here. Other... Read More
Performance Planning Meets Sustainability
This performance planning season, consider adding a sustainability goal to your Key Performance Areas! A healthy, safe, productive office is a sustainable office. Find guidance on creating attainable sustainable goals on our webpage. 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.
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 […]
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 […]