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Make Your Event Zero-Waste

Friday, June 10th, 2022 Events Home Slider News

  One of Tufts long-term sustainability goals is to reduce landfill waste by 3% each year! You can contribute to these efforts by implementing small changes to make your campus events low or zero waste.… Read More

Intern with the OOS this Summer!

Friday, May 13th, 2022 News

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

Monday, May 9th, 2022 News

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

Monday, May 9th, 2022 News

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!

Monday, April 4th, 2022 Home Slider News

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

Visit the Earth Month Activity Hub!

Wednesday, March 30th, 2022 Events News

Because one day isn’t enough, we’re celebrating the Earth for a whole month here at Tufts! Check out the Office of Sustainability’s go-to hub for all Earth Month related activities happening across Tufts including events,… Read More

Student Sustainability Conference Opportunity

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022 Events News

The 2021-2022 Sustainability Student Leaders Symposium will take place on Sunday, March 27 at the Grand Ballroom located at UMass Lowell. Students from the Northeast will congregate for a half-day conference featuring presentations, engagement workshops, breakout sessions… Read More

Webinar: Shining a Light on Solar at Tufts

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022 Events News

  This webinar will spotlight the benefits and challenges of solar energy at Tufts, including Tufts’ current use and plans to further incorporate this renewable energy. We will be joined by Ruth Bennet, Senior Director… Read More

Exploring Just Sustainabilities

Friday, February 25th, 2022 Home Slider News

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

Campus Sustainability Council Planning Process Update

Monday, February 7th, 2022 News

The Tufts Campus Sustainability Council, made up of students, staff, and faculty with in-depth experience and expertise in climate change and sustainability, is tasked with creating an overarching sustainability vision and goals for the university.… Read More