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  • Join our Facebook Holiday Giveaway!

  • Did you know that US household waste increases by 25% in the holiday season? Head over to our Facebook page and show us how you're making your holiday presents more eco-friendly for a chance to win a book on sustainable living! \This contest closes Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at 9:00... [more]

Posted on 11/30/2017 in | Permalink

  • May is National Bike Month

  • Since 1956, National Bike Month has been celebrated every year in the US. This nationwide event aims to unite bicyclists and new riders all over the country to challenge themselves and encourage each other to stay healthy and reduce their carbon footprint by finding their reasons to ride, and advocate... [more]

Posted on 05/05/2017 in bicycles, Bike NYC, bikes, cycling | Permalink

  • Earth Day 2017 is This Saturday

  • This Saturday, April 22nd, marks the 47th annual celebration of Earth Day around the globe. First celebrated in 1970 across schools and universities in the United States, Earth Day is credited with starting the contemporary environmental conservation movement, and has been a yearly call to action to create awareness of... [more]

Posted on 04/20/2017 in earth day, sustainability | Permalink

  • Thank You For Joining Unpower Hour 2017

  • As is our yearly tradition, our campus joined Earth Hour 2016 and our own workday version, Unpower Hour. This event was one of the most successful to date, with hundreds of students, faculty and staff from almost every department participating. The events sparked many conversations on how to be "greener" at home and... [more]

Posted on 04/19/2017 in earth hour, energy, green bag, green leader, green team, sustainability, unpower hour, wcm | Permalink

  • Earth Hour 2017 is 3 Days Away

  • Saturday March 25th marks the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour, a global initiative from the WWF to create awareness of our impact in the environment and take a stand to Change Climate Change. Do your part by spreading the word and joining millions around the planet in turning off as... [more]

Posted on 03/22/2017 in | Permalink


Did You Know

  • Just by turning off the tap water while your brushing your teeth or shaving, you can save more than 200 gallons of water per month.


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!