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sustainability

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
Sip, sip hooray
Say so long to plastic straws
Published June 5, 2018
Fresh Food Café, Nolan's have already eliminated plastic straws, with others at Homewood to follow suit
Earth week
Champions of sustainability honored
Published April 19, 2018 Photos
Office of Sustainability's Green Blue Awards celebrates efforts to create sustainability-related dialogue and action
Sustainability
JHU to divest holdings in thermal coal
Published Dec 12, 2017
Board votes to eliminate investments in fossil fuel that contributes more climate-changing greenhouse gases per unit of electricity than any other
Going green
Malone Hall receives LEED gold rating
Published Dec 4, 2017
Engineering building recognized for sustainable, energy-efficient design and operations