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Community Resilience Building Workshop

Wednesday, June, 13th, 2018 Events News

On May 3rd, Tufts University held a community resilience building workshop on the Medford/Somerville campus facilitated by The Nature Conservancy. The aim of the workshop was to understand Tufts can plan for and adapt to… Read More

First Green Fund Recipients Announced

Thursday, June, 7th, 2018 Events Home Slider

The Green Fund provides funding for the implementation of sustainability-related projects proposed by the Tufts community. The following proposals have been selected for the first round of funding: solar charging stations for Hodgdon Hall, a composting initiative at… Read More

Green leaves on dark background, with text "Tufts University Green Fund recipients Spring 2018"

2018 Eco-Ambassador Grant Winners

Wednesday, June, 6th, 2018 News

Through participation in either two condensed half-day or monthly 2-hour educational sessions, Tufts’ faculty and staff Eco-Ambassadors are eligible to apply for a $100 grant to help realize a project that will further sustainability efforts… Read More

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2018 Spotlight Award from MassRIDES

Friday, June, 1st, 2018 Home Slider News

This year, Tufts University was awarded an honorable mention for the 2018 Spotlight Award. The award is given by MassRIDES to companies and organizations that offer and incentivize sustainable commuting options. Tufts offers their employees, staff,… Read More

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Move Out 2018

Thursday, May, 31st, 2018 Events Home Slider News

An enormous amount of waste often unfortunately ends up in the landfills when students move out of their school-year residences for the summer. In order to minimize waste, the Office of Sustainability set of Move-Out… Read More

Zero-Waste President’s Picnics

Thursday, May, 31st, 2018 Events

On Wednesday, May 11th and 23rd, Tufts University’s President Monaco hosted the annual President’s picnic lunches at the SMFA and Medford campuses respectively. Many employees, staff, and students gathered to enjoy the delicious food prepared… Read More

Waste Bin Liner Changes

Thursday, May, 10th, 2018 News

Black Bags Are Here! Say goodbye to blue bags in the landfill bin! Now all trash will be collected in black bags and recycling will continue to be collected in clear bags. Please note that the blue… Read More

Trash bags with black liners, recycling with clear/white liners.