Find out how to go green in your gift giving this holiday season


Join the Office for Sustainability at the Green Bag Lunch event today (Nov. 24) from noon to 1 p.m. in Tinkham Veale University Center, Room 150. Nicole McGee, from the Upcycle Parts Shop, and Pam

Go green: Office for Sustainability to host second annual Big Green Event Nov. 17

Big Green Event flyer

The Office for Sustainability will host its second annual Big Green Event Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in Tinkham Veale University Center, ballroom C. The event will feature a performance of Cuyahoga, Briefly, which is a 10-minute

Join the food waste conversation at University Farm Nov. 7

Food Waster Conversation event flyer

Food waste is becoming an increasingly pertinent topic in the world of sustainability. How can you help tackle it? Find out at University Farm’s Food Waste Conversation Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to

Bag It and Grab It to stop using plastic bags; get reusable ones from Student Sustainability Council

Beginning today (Oct. 21), plastic bags no longer will be distributed at Bag It and Grab It to reduce the amount of plastic waste the university produces. According to, plastic only starts to degrade

Go green: Participate in sustainability events this week

Go Green Week schedule

October is Campus Sustainability Month. To celebrate, Case Western Reserve University’s Office for Sustainability will hold the university’s first Go Green Week Oct. 21-23. To celebrate, the university community will receive 20 percent off green

CWRU jumps 10 spots in Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” list

Case Western Reserve is dedicated to reducing its environmental footprint and, to guide this process, the university drafted a Climate Action Plan in May 2011 and set a goal of carbon neutrality by 2050. Annually,

U.S. Green Building Council endorses Tinkham Veale University Center with LEED Gold certification

Tinkham Veale University Center

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has designated Case Western Reserve University’s Tinkham Veale University Center with a LEED Gold certification, an endorsement of the building’s energy and environmentally sensitive design and construction. LEED, or

CWRU signs option agreement with Wholesome Wave to launch FM Tracks app

FM Tracks logo

Technology to help farmers’ market managers better understand and serve customers FM Tracks, a new digital app designed to help farmers’ markets and local healthy foods initiatives manage and evaluate federal nutrition incentive programs, launched

Weatherhead School’s Chris Laszlo elected fellow of International Academy of Management

Weatherhead School’s Chris Laszlo elected fellow of International Academy of Management

Chris Laszlo, associate professor of organizational behavior, was elected as a fellow of the International Academy of Management. The International Academy of Management provides a forum for the exchange internationally of knowledge and experience so

5 questions with…retiring director of Facilities Services Gene Matthews

Thirty years ago, Gene Matthews completed his associate’s degree at Lorain Community College, while working as assistant director of facilities at Oberlin College. The Monday after his graduation, his boss gave him an ultimatum: