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WHOI Sustainability Task Force

Engaging with the community to develop a healthier environment for everyone

Our Mission

The Sustainability Task Force is an advocate for sustainable initiatives within the WHOI community.  Our mission is to integrate sustainable practices and resource conservation in research, education, and operations to reduce human impact on the environment.

Want to get involved? Email sustainability@whoi.edu.

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News & Events

Beach Clean Up: Special Session

June 30, 2021

Thursday, July 1 at noon. Join us for an informational and interactive beach clean up.

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Beekeeping Lunch N’ Learn

March 10, 2021

The WHOI Beekeeping Committee and Sustainability Task Force Committee invite YOU to learn more about beekeeping over a lunch n’ learn. This will be on March 26 at noon. The Zoom ID is: 968 2929 8940    Passcode: 326697

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WHOI Honey Holiday Auction

December 14, 2020

WHOI is hosting an online “Honey Holiday Auction” featuring honey harvested & collected from their own hives. Bidding will run from December 14th at 6am to December 18th at 6pm. “(Any bids put in 10 minutes before the deadline will extend the bidding window by 5 more minutes, so no point in waiting to place…

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Litter Free Falmouth Event

December 2, 2020

The first annual “Falmouth Fall Town-Wide, Do it safely yourself, Litter Clean Up” will commence on December 5th and continue on thru the 6th. Please visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4aabac29a2fd0-falmouth

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Black Earth Lunch N Learn

December 2, 2020

There will be a Lunch N Learn focused on the Black Earth Compost, presented by Connor Miller on December 18th at noon via Zoom. Please use the ID#: 7689666425 with the passcode: !Compost21 to enter.

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Nov 17 online composting minisummit

November 5, 2020

This online “mini-summit” on composting hosted by CARE for the Cape & Islands 10-11am on November 17. The focus is on how businesses can compost, but is relevant to everyone.

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Shore Beach Clean Up Volunteers Needed!

September 29, 2020

Starting on October 1st, we will be co-hosting a monthly beach clean up with The 300 Committee at Shore Beach in Woods Hole. We will meet on the first Thursday of every month for 30 minutes to enjoy the ocean air, friendship, and make our local beach a lot more cleaner.

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Share A Bounty

July 22, 2020
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WHOI Scientists Featured on a Box Truck Promoting Solar Installations

March 24, 2020

“WHOI scientists featured on the side of a truck that will be cruising New England for solar installations.”

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Program Incentivizes Businesses to Accommodate Electric Vehicles

March 17, 2020

Read this article to learn more about WHOI’s efforts to expand the electric vehicle community starting with its own stations. Program+Incentivizes+Businesses+To+Accommodate+Electric+Vehicles +_+Cape+&+Plymouth+Business

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