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No straw, please!

It's summertime in the city and with it comes many of the summertime delights that NYC has to offer - strolls in the parks, outdoor festivals, free films and absolutely refreshing iced beverages. Perhaps this time of year more than any other, having our smoothies, iced teas, iced chais and...

Send Your Spend

Send us the amount you spent today on food and drinks, from now until Dec 31st.

Lunch Less 6,000 Plastic Forks

Employees connected via the new green web site to discuss green initiatives, and reduce waste at lunch by over 6,000 plastic utensils.

New Employees Hear it First

New Employee Orientation provides two sessions on sustainability. More than 250 new hires in the past year have heard about how to help create a greener campus.

Less Waste at Lunch - Nov 5

On Thursday, November 5 at 11:45AM - 12:55PM. Meet at the Garden Cafe: Bring or buy your lunch -- and bring your cloth napkins and silverware

Reducing Waste from the Work-Day Lunch

Many years ago, scientists drew a line in the sand separating man from the animals based on our use of tools. Tools like the spear, the torch, the mighty spork. Part spoon, part fork...

Campus Coffee Cups

The Griffis Faculty Club Cafe (GFC-Cafe) has the winning deal for reusing coffee mugs and getting rid of paper cup waste. We compare the on campus offers...
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Did You Know

  • Over 1,000 Weill Cornell Medical College employees participated in Earth hour in March 2009. And they also joined the Unpower Hour at work.


Upcoming Events

  • Unpower Hour 2017: Calling All Green Leaders
  • Update: Green Kits are ready for pickup! if you're a Green leader, check your email for more instructions. If you haven't signed up yet, there is still time; read on for more details.
    As is our yearly tradition, we are gearing up to kick off Weill Cornell Medicine's year-long energy savings plan, and need your help to make it happen.
    Join us as a Green Leader and enroll coworkers in your area for both Earth Hour 2017 on Saturday, March 25 and the WCM Unpower Hour 2017 on Thursday, March 30
    Earth Hour is an initiative by WWF to create awareness about climate change and the power of individuals to create a tangible positive impact on the planet. Every year, millions of people around the world take part in this annual symbolic lights out event on a Saturday night, from 8:30 to 9:30 PM local time. Weill Cornell Medicine is joining this event for the ninth year in a row and will be doing a work-day version of Earth Hour on Thursday, March 30 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM . 
    As a Green Leader, you can help us by signing up colleagues in your area before the events. We'll give you free gifts to hand out and a green shopping bag full of eco-friendly goodies.
    Over 1,000 faculty, students, and staff participated last year- Let's break the record again!