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Sustainability

Bringing sustainability to fashion
Published July 8, 2021
Recent graduates Mecca McDonald and Mia Dunn have launched Mo.Na. Gems, a jewelry store selling biodegradable earrings and necklaces of their own design
University news
Annual report marks Hopkins' sustainability achievements
Published June 8, 2021
Over the past fiscal year, the university has significantly reduced carbon emissions and is on track to meet its greenhouse gas reduction goal three years early
Sustainability
New institute to focus on clean, renewable energy technologies
Published April 22, 2021
The establishment of the Ralph S. O'Connor Sustainable Energy Institute is part of a 10-year, $75M investment by the university in energy-related research and education
Environment
Certifying sustainable practices
Published Jan 26, 2021
Three at Hopkins have started a new initiative to bring sustainable practices to laboratories throughout the university
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