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“Give goods, find goods, and do good.” Reflections on the NYCxREUSE Conference and Expo

by Joann Lee

On June 21st, I attended the first ever NYCxREUSE conference and expo hosted by donateNYC. donateNYC is a program run by the Department of Sanitation whose slogan is “give goods, find goods, and do good,” and this was the theme of the conference’s panel discussions. The conference brought together leaders in the public, non-profit, and private sectors to discuss strategies in landfill diversion, as well as the social impact and economic opportunities created by partnerships designed to redistribute resources.

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Sustainability Working Group Update: Explore the Initiatives!

In Fall 2018, a Sustainability Working Group of over 50 students, faculty, and administrators from across NYU’s global network came together to determine meaningful and achievable new sustainability initiatives that NYU could implement in the short term. 

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Sustainability & Study Away: Takeaways and Tips!

Last week I sat on the EcoReps Sustainability Abroad panel and had a chance to think back about my time abroad in Sydney. Almost two years ago I wrote an exaggerated  “tell-all” Sustainablog post highlighting my first impressions of sustainability in Sydney. It was really interesting to look back and reflect on those impressions as I have continued to think about sustainability here in New York. Read more

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The NYUGREeN Room Pledge: Actions to Reduce your Carbon Footprint at Home

This year, over 800 NYU students living on campus completed the Green Room Pledge organized by the NYU EcoReps. Below are the actions they pledged to or already take to live more sustainably in on-campus housing. Even those who don’t live in an NYU residence hall can lower their carbon footprint and live more sustainably through these actions.

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