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Our blog provides a pathway for every member of the Yale community to advance sustainable solutions. Explore our tips for getting involved and taking action in support of the areas of sustainability that matter to you.

man giving gift to woman
December 14, 2020
Glittering ornaments. Glimmering lights. Glowing trees. Gleaming gifts.    Holidays are a time of abundance—and unfortunately waste. To ensure an eco- and budget-...
family putting a star on top of a christmas tree
December 11, 2020
The holidays are a wonderful time of year, and you can make them even better by your choice in Christmas tree. Minimizing your contribution to waste in any way possible...
woman at the grocry store looking at a pineapple
December 3, 2020
For many consumers, healthy living means practicing sustainable waste—trash, recycling, reuse, compost—habits. But sustainable living is not just about eating “healthy”;...
pumpkins and scarf on a table
November 25, 2020
With few in-person gatherings, restrictions on extra-curriculars, members of our Yale community scattered across the globe, and no mid-semester break, it’s been a challenging...
turkey dinner on table with plates
November 23, 2020
Let’s talk turkey.   Around 46 million turkeys are eaten every Thanksgiving in the United States, so it’s important to make an informed decision when purchasing about where...
food on a thanksgiving table with people reaching for it
November 18, 2020
We spend a lot of time considering the benefits of a plant-based diet as it relates to a sustainable world, and Thanksgiving dinner is no different. Here are some yummy plant...
people marching for environmental justice
November 13, 2020
We can all become advocates and allies in this fight; here are some ways to make “social and environmental justice” more than just a catchphrase.    As advocates around the...