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  • 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. [more]

Posted on 11/11/2009 in green team, Reducing | Permalink

  • 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... [more]

Posted on 10/19/2009 in Reducing, reusable mug, save money | Permalink

  • Healthy Housekeeping

  • When the Weill Cornell Medical College assumed responsibility for housekeeping services in the Weill Greenberg Center and the research buildings in 2008, the college took that opportunity to transition to green cleaning processes throughout the campus. The impact of converting is enormous considering the quantities of cleaning products used annually... [more]

Posted on 10/26/2009 in chemical waste, housekeeping | Permalink

Did You Know

  • Recycling an aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours.

Upcoming Events

  • Earth Hour 2016
  • Join students, faculty and staff in our campus and millions of people around the world and take part in Earth Hour, the World Wildlife Fund annual symbolic lights out event from 8:30 to 9:30 PM local time. 

    You can celebrate Earth Hour at home, invite your friends over for a "black-out party" or join events in our area and share your pictures and experiences with us! For more ideas, click here.