News and Announcements

Amber Garrard, photo courtesy of the Office of Sustainability
January 23, 2023
Garrard, who has served in the Yale Office of Sustainability for 11 years, has been named as its new director. She succeeds Ginger Chapman, who retired as director in...
Facilities Operations staff member using service software, photo by Robert DeSanto
January 19, 2023
We are performing maintenance for Facilities’ online services tool on Thursday, January 19, from 5 to 7 pm.
Illustration by Emily Cai ’25
January 18, 2023
Two of Yale’s recycling experts explain how it works on campus—sorting fact from fiction. Jim Reid is Superintendent for Yale Landscape and Grounds and oversees University...
Virginia "Ginger" Chapman, photo courtesy of the Office of Sustainability
December 6, 2022
After nearly three decades at Yale, Ginger Chapman, Director of the Office of Sustainability, will retire at the end of December. Chapman joined the Office of Sustainability...
Yale Fire Marshal shield overlayed on central campus
December 5, 2022
A growing cause of fires are due to the increased use of lithium-ion batteries. We want you to take care when using them, because in rare cases, they can overheat, catch fire...
Facilities grounds and maintenance mowing on campus, photo by Robert DeSanto
November 7, 2022
With a fast-growing fleet of battery-powered landscape equipment, Yale Landscape and Grounds Maintenance can mow, weed, hedge, and clear debris in a way that is cleaner,...
Illustration by Emily Cai
October 31, 2022
For the second time in three years, Yale has been awarded a Gold rating by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)—demonstrating...