WHOI Sustainability Task Force
Engaging with the community to develop a healthier environment for everyone
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.
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News & Events
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…Read More
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.Read More
“WHOI scientists featured on the side of a truck that will be cruising New England for solar installations.”Read More
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+BusinessRead More
Susan Mills won the Winter 2020 “Green It Forward” award. Mills is the primary operator of WHOI’s “Bike Loaner Program,” volunteering her time to ensure that everyone has access to a bicycle, lock, and helmet for their green commuting needs. She also rides her bike into work daily with almost no exceptions. In addition, Mills…Read More
WHOI Community: Creating and maintaining an environmentally-sustainable organization is a priority for WHOI. Although considerable headway has been made, we are cognizant that there is more to be done – especially in curbing the use of single-use plastics.Read More