Results tagged “Recycling”

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...

Employee Green Teams Make Big Changes

Employees throughout the campus are creating Green Teams that promote new practices, reduce waste, and lower energy use. Several departments share their experiences as they change the way we do business. The administrative staff members within the Department of ...

Bottle Caps and the Environment

Something as small as a bottle cap can't affect the environment right? Read on to find out the truth.
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Did You Know

  • New York City residents discard approximately 11,000 tons of trash and over 2,000 tons a day of recyclables.

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!