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A view of Barclay Hall from the Duck Pond. The College’s efforts around sustainability took another leap forward recently with the launch of the new Haverford College Building Dashboard. A view of Barclay Hall from the Duck Pond. The College’s efforts around sustainability took another leap forward recently with the launch of the new Haverford College Building Dashboard.

The Campus/STARS rating

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has awarded Haverford College a silver rating in its 2014 Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), reflecting … Continue reading

A green roof atop Stokes Hall Stokes Hall has a 5,700 square foot green roof planted with drought-tolerant sedums.

Sustainability

The Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER) was created by the students, faculty and staff of Haverford College, and founded on the socially responsible principles of the college. You can use their Building Dashboard to track real-time electricity use in buildings … Continue reading

A green roof atop Stokes Hall Stokes Hall has a 5,700 square foot green roof planted with drought-tolerant sedums.

Greening Haverford

Greening Haverford Haverford College has three green roofs, the president’s house has two geothermal wells, and the College buys 100% wind energy.

A green roof atop Stokes Hall Stokes Hall has a 5,700 square foot green roof planted with drought-tolerant sedums.

Greening Haverford

Greening Haverford Haverford College has three green roofs, the president’s house has two geothermal wells, and the College buys 100% wind energy.

Recyclemania

Recyclemania Week 7 of the 8-weekRecyclemania competition, and we have recycled 16.24 tons of refuse that would otherwise have been thrown into a landfill. Haverford is currently 22nd in a per capita competition among 320 schools.

Picking lettuce in the student garden. December 5th, Isaac Ellman '12 and Ruben Land '12 picked lettuce in the student garden during the final harvest of the season.

Student Garden

The Haverford Garden Initiative is a student organization with a mission to create food gardens and similar green spaces on campus for the benefit and use of the Haverford community. To celebrate the most recent harvest, Ehaus used the veggies … Continue reading