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EcoOp Campaigns

The EcoOpportunity team works hard to brainstorm new ideas or campaigns that can help HSPH towards being one step greener.  Using the momentum of our team as a vehicle to pursue new campaigns, combined with the efforts of the HSPH community, we’ve been very successful in a number of campaigns around campus since the inception of our team.  Information about our more robust programs such as recycling and composting can be found in more detail at the links on the left.  For a short list of some of our team successes, please see the list below.

Take the Stairs Campaign

The registration for the Centennial Campaign is now open. For more information on this year’s campaign…
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Earth Week 2014

Although April 22nd is Earth Day, there will be events and activities happening around campus all week to celebrate and raise awareness about environmental issues. For…
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Trash the Trash, What’s Under Your Desk?

What’s Under Your Desk?? Do you find that PAPER is the most common “trash” in your desk-side trash can??  HSPH Operations and Eco-Opportunity have collaborated to reduce the number of trash cans…
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Bottled Water Given the Boot

H2O2GO As part of an ongoing effort to make the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) more sustainable, HSPH Operations announced this February that the school will no longer be selling bottled water…
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HSPH Reduces Phone Book Intake 100%

Fewer Phone Books = More Trees & Less Waste Every year, Harvard produces over 24,000 phone books that are distributed across the University, but last year – 6,000 (25%) fewer phone books will be…
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CFL Swaps

Throughout the year, EcoOpportunity works with Home Depot to collect and recycle CFL bulbs from the HSPH community.  We’ll have a week or two during the year where we put one of their collection…
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Order Smart. Order Green.

The “order smart, order green” campaign was started when trying to highlight the eco-options that are available from the Harvard preferred vendors. With the volume of waste that is being recycled from…
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Future Campaign Ideas

All year long, members of the EcoOpportunity team meet to brainstorm and implement projects that contribute to reducing the footprint of HSPH.  If you have any ideas that you’d like to see added…
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