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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.

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...
food at a farmers market
November 6, 2020
In the United States, food waste is estimated at between 30-40 percent of the food supply. If you’re looking for a way to promote a more sustainable food system, start with...
reusable bag and phone with recycling sign on it
October 30, 2020
While not everyone can install solar panels on their roof or welcome a wind turbine in their backyard, there are a number of ways to make your home more sustainable.   Update...
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...