Results tagged “recycling”

Supplies Side ECOnomics

Find out how to order greener office supplies through WB Mason

Have a Happy (and Green) Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude in our lives and, in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, this year’s holiday will likely hold special meaning as many of us give thanks for the simple things in life such as warmth, the helpfulness of our communities and the...

REUSE to Make Less Waste

Use the new email list to reuse old equipment or office supplies across campus.

Go Green, Save Green, Save the Environment

Weill Cornell researchers reduce our environmental impact through sustainable sourcing. Check out our list of eco-friendly alternatives, when re-ordering for the lab.

More bins for students!

The Student Green Initiative has worked with Maintenance and Engineering to expand recycling to locations that are convenient to students.

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.

Starbucks Recycling Pilot Program in NYC

Over 58 billion paper cups are thrown away each year. Starbucks is trying to change this. They are piloting a program in New York City that could change recycling programs everywhere.

Earth911: Recycle+

What is the recycling process at Weill Cornell Medical College?

Recycling rules vary if you are working within a College building, or an NYPH building, or if you are a student living in a residence...

Student Green Initiative Moves Your Junk!

This past spring, the Student Green Initiative organized a very successful "Lighten Up Your Move" donation drive, encouraging students to donate unwanted items ahead of their move.
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Did You Know

  • An aluminum can thrown away today will still be a can 500 years from now.

Upcoming Events

  • Earth Hour 2018- Be a Green Leader!
  • For the tenth year in a row,  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 the WCM Unpower Hour 2018 on Thursday, March 22 Earth Hour 2018 on Saturday, March 24
    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 tenth consecutive year with its work-day version of Earth Hour on Thursday, March 22 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.
    Help us break records in attendance again and raise awareness for a sustainable approach at work, school, and home!