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YUP June Green Tip: Sustainability in the Office

Follow @yaleSCIbooks This June the Yale Press Green Team welcomed a new group of talented summer interns with an introduction to recycling at Yale. Reaching out to new office-mates is a great way to maintain an office culture of sustainability. Many of the tips we shared with our interns could

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YUP April Green Tip: Celebrate Book Swap Month!

Follow @yaleSCIbooks April’s known for its spring showers, but April is also book swap month!  Our 4th annual Book Swap took place here at YUP during the week of April 21st– 25th. We invite all of you to celebrate in spirit with us–wherever you are–and participate in a book swap in your area. This

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YUP March Green Tip: Take this Month’s Sustainability Challenge!

Did you know March is Trash Month here at Yale? Read about the life cycle of your garbage and take this month’s Sustainability Challenge by visiting the Yale Sustainability website.

YUP February Green Team Tip: Recycling Questions Answered

Ever find yourself at the office standing in front of a single stream bin, unsure if what you’re about to throw in there is recyclable? Like that takeout coffee lid? What about “Greenware” compostable plates? And those plastic ties on boxes of 8.5 x 11 paper? In November, we asked

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YUP September Green Tip: Take a Yale Sustainability Tour!

Follow @yaleSCIbooks We may not have had many crisp fall days yet, but the arrival on campus of all the new and returning Yale students means they can’t be far off. In the spirit of back-to-school, take a campus sustainability tour unlike any other! Start at the New Haven Green, stop by our

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YUP Green Team September 2012 Tip: Office Party Dishes

Follow @yaleSCIbooks Today’s severe storm threat in the Northeast has given us reason to think back on the end of summer, when the temperature was a bit warmer, the days slightly longer, and going outside didn’t involve a rubber suit. To celebrate Yale University Press-style, we held our 2nd annual

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YUP Green Team August 2012 Tip: Summer Reading

Follow @yaleSCIbooks Yale University Press incorporated a sustainability initiative in its 2008 strategic plan, and in May of that year, a green committee was formed. Since then, the green committee has done a substantial amount of work to promote sustainable behaviors through education, outreach, and community engagement. The committee’s first

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