Waste abounds and we know it all too well. One minute we are drying our hands with an infinite number of paper towels and the next minute we are throwing away write-ups, disposable silverware, water bottles, etc. To give you some perspective, in commendable shock-’em-with-a-fact fashion, let me draw your attention to the fact that… Continue reading The Psychology of Waste
While trekking across campus last week, you may have noticed an abnormal amount of green shirts being worn, especially on Wednesday, April 22nd. Don’t be alarmed, HBS didn’t have any late St. Patty’s Day celebration, nor did your section have a theme day that you missed out on, it was merely Earth Day, a time… Continue reading HBS Celebrates Earth Day 2009
For the whole of this week, March 26 to March 30, HBS will host its third annual Green Week, a series of activities aimed at raising environmental awareness throughout the HBS community. Sponsored by the Student Association, the event is jointly organized by the Business and Environment Club (BEC), Restaurant Associates and HBS Operations. Several… Continue reading This is Green Week!
Why is it so hard to talk about environmentally-conscious decision making at HBS? As you walk through the Spangler Dining Hall today, take a look at the plates that we choose for eating. At most tables, more than half of the students use disposable plates despite the availability of environmentally sound alternatives. Polystyrene foam has… Continue reading Use China. Same Price. Big Difference.
In a push to reduce the use of non-recyclable Styrofoam and paper cups, plastic silverware, and other disposable containers on campus, Restaurant Associates recently made subtle but important changes that will make Spangler’s dining facilities more environmentally friendly. As you might have noticed, reusable water cups are now available at the Spangler cafeteria and the… Continue reading Spangler Dining Services Make Changes to Become More Environmentally Friendly
This year’s SA Senate is pressing to advance work on as many of the action items on the agenda students set for it in a poll last spring.During its Jan. 30 meeting, Senators said about half of the top 20 items have been fully dealt with, ranging from expanded access to health care appointments and… Continue reading What's Hot This Week
As a morning of LVDM and Creating Modern Capitalism courses wound down in Aldrich Monday, HBS Director of Administrative Services Robert Breslow stood in the rotunda outside the Spangler Food Court and checked the walkie-talkie he carried one last time. The radios, which linked Breslow to a half-dozen other HBS staffers and representatives of cafeteria… Continue reading Spangler Food Court Crowds Continue
Nowhere will next September’s arrival of all 900-plus members of the Class of 2003 be more visible than in the Spangler Dining Halls. As they prepare, HBS and Restaurant Associates officials note that they’ve been through this before: Usage is unlikely to far exceed the levels seen soon after the building’s grand opening last January,… Continue reading Fire Up the Wok!