Blog

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.

kids in ghost costumes against a brick wall
October 23, 2020
This year, keep your Halloween spooky and the earth clean. Halloween Costumes Contribute to a Chilling Amount of Waste Nearly 85% of Halloween costumes end up in a landfill,...
person hiking
October 16, 2020
Sometimes the hustle and bustle of urban life make it easy to forget about the great outdoors waiting just outside the city limits. But getting in touch with nature even in a...
reusable bag with glass items in it
October 9, 2020
Our biggest tip: reuse, reuse, reuse! By investing in quality reusable products, you’ll protect the environment and save yourself and your family money. Popular substitutes...
bees pollinating lavender
October 1, 2020
Biodiversity is more than simply the collection of plants and animals on earth; it is about local ecosystems and promoting healthy conditions for organisms to thrive. While...
plate with pasta and tomatoes
September 25, 2020
Despite animal-based proteins becoming notorious for their environmental impacts, moving to a plant-based diet may feel intimidating, especially to those of us who grew up...
people riding bikes on a beautiful path
September 16, 2020
Contributor Kate Rozen is a Yale School of Architecture staff member/Local e-cargo bike enthusiast. Biking is an excellent low carbon way to get around, a great way to get...