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In recognition of Zero Waste Week, The Office of Energy & Sustainability is sharing our first newsletter, Happenings!

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Infrastructure equipment, services, and business hours required to maintain operations make Weill Cornell Medicine a significant energy user. For the past six years, Weill Cornell Medicine has participated in summertime Demand Response (DR) programs, which play an important role in maintaining the operation and resiliency of the New York City electric grid. DR programs are collective actions involving suppliers and customers that can help reduce the likelihood of grid outages, defer the...

In recognition of Zero Waste Week, The Office of Energy & Sustainability is sharing our first newsletter, Happenings! Our team recently participated in new student orientation, discussed recycling guidelines for Olin Hall residents, and presented the WCM Green Initiative to postdocs during Earth Month, April 2023. If you would like a member of the OES team to meet with your department to review WCM sustainability best practices, please contact, and we...

Thank you to all who participated in Earth Month 2023 events!

The inaugural Earth Month Stop & Swap was held on April 30, 2023, in the basement of Olin Hall, and we collected 60 bags of clothing (283.5 pounds) and over 90 books! After the event, the remaining items—62.9 pounds of clothing and 86 books—were donated to asylum seekers and migrants via Team TLC NYC and The Book Cellar, respectively. The Book Cellar is a used bookstore run by volunteers of the Webster Branch of the New...

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