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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 walking on a bridge with trees behind
June 10, 2021
It’s no secret that the daily commute to work can be stressful. Whether a long journey or a traffic-riddled one, commuting puts added stress on your body that can lead to...
a couple carrying boxes downstairs
May 12, 2021
As we approach the end of Spring, it pays to start thinking early about what most of us save for the very last minute: move out! Moves can be extremely wasteful—and not just...
kids reading on a couch
April 20, 2021
Founded in 1970 as a university student movement, Earth Day has since become a global campaign celebrated by over 1 billion individuals annually on April 22. Earth Day is...
electronics on a desk
March 12, 2021
Recycling electronics waste, or “e-waste,” can help conserve our natural resources and avoid creating more greenhouse gas emissions.    E-waste is the fastest-growing solid-...
March 5, 2021
Black environmentalism focuses on the intersection of race and the environment. In a world where environmental burdens and benefits as well as the impacts of climate change...
February 11, 2021
Valentine’s Day is the second largest card-giving holiday after Christmas, with over one billion cards given on the holiday. These cards are often laminated in plastic,...
clothes in a closet
February 5, 2021
As 2021 begins, many people are making their New Year’s resolutions to clean out the old clothes in their closets, but what are the most sustainable ways to accomplish this...