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sustainability

Green living
Johns Hopkins releases Sustainable Living Guide
Published Jan 8, 2021
The document, assembled by the Student and Alumni Working Group of the Johns Hopkins Sustainability Leadership Council, provides specific advice for lowering individual environmental footprints, as well as links to Baltimore organizations and businesses that provide sustainable products and services.
Sustainability
Report details Sustainability Leadership Council's first-year efforts, accomplishments
Published Dec 2, 2020
The 75-member group provides guidance on the integration of sustainability into academics, research, engagement, and university operations
Trash to liquid treasure
Published Winter 2020
A team of Johns Hopkins engineers is developing a better way to recycle plastics / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Sustainability
Individual and collective actions build a culture of sustainability
Published Aug 17, 2020
JHU's Office of Sustainability releases new annual report outlining university engagement programs and environmental performance metrics—and the individual efforts that make a difference
Earth Day 2020
Cooking for a cleaner environment
Published April 22, 2020
A project in Peru funded by the Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World seeks greener, sustainable alternatives to unsafe biomass food preparation
EARTH WEEK
Sustainability champions recognized, virtually
Published April 22, 2020
The annual Green Blue Jay Awards recognize Johns Hopkins community members who have demonstrated a commitment to sustainability principles and action
Dining
Pick a winner in 'Meatless Madness' bracket
Published Feb 17, 2020
Vegetarian and vegan dishes face off head-to-head in Instagram poll to determine which item gets added to Hopkins' Dining menus for the rest of the semester
Wave energy
Published Winter 2019
Ocean waves—from violent thrashes to gentle swells—could be harnessed as a form of alternative energy / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Idea Lab
11 projects receive Idea Lab funding
Published Dec 5, 2019
University community votes to fund 11 projects that support diversity, sustainability, and Ten by Twenty goals
Sustainability
University makes a major commitment to solar power
Published April 22, 2019
Through agreement with Constellation, Hopkins will meet roughly two-thirds of its overall energy needs with solar power—the largest commitment to solar energy in Maryland