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    Take Action

    From composting to reducing paper use, learn how you can contribute to a more sustainable Yale.

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    Yale releases findings from 2021 Sustainability Survey

    The Yale Office of Sustainability is excited to announce the release of the 2021 Yale Sustainability Survey Report, which features an assessment of sustainability knowledge, behaviors, and areas of interest within the Yale community. You can read about the survey, key findings, and next steps.

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    Composting Explained

    Ecosystem scientist Dr. Whendee Silver and compost expert Forest Abbott-Lum walk us through the benefits and challenges associated with the breakdown of food waste.

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    Yale unveils action plan to advance campus climate change goals

    Yale has announced details of its three-pronged approach to achieving zero carbon emissions on campus by 2050.

Priorities

Working toward a Yale where sustainability is seamlessly integrated into the scholarship and operations of the university, contributing to its social, environmental, and financial excellence and positioning Yale as a local and global leader.

Yale Experts Explain

Composting Explained

Ecosystem scientist Dr. Whendee Silver and Forest Abbott-Lum  walk us through the benefits and challenges associated with the breakdown of food waste.

Ocean Acidification Explained

Ocean health experts Dr. Ellen Thomas and Dr. Catherine V. Davis walk us through a consequence of climate change impacting marine ecosystems and human livelihoods.

News & Events

Yale Launches New Bird-Friendly Building Initiative

Yale Sustainability, Yale Peabody Museum & Yale Law School

Yale’s Quest to Sequester More Carbon

Yale Planetary Solutions Project

From the Blog

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The Health Benefits of Alternative Commuting

While driving yourself to work may seem like a no-brainer, it is not the only option for daily commuting. Try these alternative commuting strategies for a healthier you and healthier Earth

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