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  • Tennis court with bin for recylcling tennis balls

    Providing used tennis balls with a non-profit organization that recycles them into surfaces such as equestrian turf for therapeutic riding centers for people with disabilities or life-threatening illnesses.

  • Green onions and other vegetable greens

    A graduate-level program within the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy that fuses the disciplines of nutrition, agricultural science, environmental studies and public policy.

  • A garden

    A space for Tufts students to learn about gardening and environmental sustainability and interact with Somerville gardeners who maintain the adjacent community garden.

  • Student in Dining Center

    By purchasing local, organic, and Fair Trade products, Tufts Dining contributes to a more sustainable campus while increasing awareness of food systems among staff and students.

  • Girl in greenhouse

    One of the special-interest housing options on campus. Provides a living space for environmentally interested students and a meeting place for the larger Tufts community. Promotes the spread of knowledge and passion for sustainable living.

  • Tufts Institute of the Environment TIE logo

    An interdisciplinary, university-wide education and research institute that facilitates and coordinates environmental programs. 

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