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.
Whether you’re leaving your residence hall for winter break or your office for the holidays, remember to conserve energy by shutting down! Here’s a checklist to share with your roommates and colleagues.
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
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.
Save the date for these FREE meals and hunger relief activities September 24-29.
This week, student groups, clubs, and departments will be coming together for a week of climate-friendly meals, and hunger relief activities. Throughout the year, many of these organizations host communal gatherings for sharing food in an accessible and sustainable way. Free Food Week also coincides with NYC Climate Week! Have you ever thought about how food and climate change are connected? Agriculture and food production is one of the largest sources of global greenhouse gas emissions. In the spirit of Climate Week, join us for sustainable, low-impact meals that will benefit your health and your carbon footprint.
Please RSVP. Space in limited for each event! Read more