Sustainability at Tufts

Date: February 7, 2012

Tufts CSA: First shipment has arrived but sign-ups still open!


These tasty vegetables could soon be sitting in your own kitchen!

If you want to take part in the all-new Tufts CSA, this website is the best place to start:

Tufts Sustainability Collective Group Sign-Ups

If you missed TSC’s General Interest Meeting yesterday, never fear! It’s not too late to get involved in sustainability on campus.

Here are the links to join the google groups for each of the branches under the TSC umbrella:

Students for a Just and Stable Future

Tom Thumb’s Garden

Tufts Bikes

Sustainable Action Squad

Green Team

Food for Thought

and if you haven’t joined TSC’s yet, do so here-

Apr 20-21: Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conference

First Massachusetts Sustainable Campuses Conference

Second Massachusetts Sustainable Communities Conference
Save the Date:  April 20-21, 2012 | UMass Boston Campus Conference Center

The Massachusetts Sustainable Campuses and Communities Conferences bring together stakeholders from government, business, communities, campuses, and non-profits.  Everyone wanting to learn more about sustainability will find this conference timely, practical and valuable.  We hope you join us!

  • Share best practices, research, products and services
  • Foster cross-sector dialogues, collaborations, partnerships and action
  • Network with experts and peers


  • Leaders from government, business, communities and campuses
  • Municipal Staff: conservation, DPW, facilities, planning, sustainability, energy, and schools
  • University/Schools: administration, sustainability, energy, facilities, career services, workforce development, community relations, faculty, research and innovation, alumni, graduates, interns, students
  • Business:  owners, staff, consultants, business organizations
  • Non-profits, community groups, community leaders
  • Everyone interested in learning about sustainability
  • YOU!

See flyers for PAPER and POSTER submissions to learn more about the conference weekend and how to get involved!

Take the Bus: Why it’s smarter to travel in groups

Watch these fun animated videos from bus company De Lijn to find out why taking the bus can save more than the environment:

Penguins Travel

Ants Travel

Crabs Travel

… And WE travel best in groups!