Here at the Office of Sustainability we can’t believe 2018 is coming to an end! This year, we raised the bar in our pursuit of making NYU one of the greenest urban campuses. Check out some of our highlights for 2018. Read more
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.
For the second year in a row, me and some of my fellow EarthMatters executive board members attended the fifth annual Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN)’s Students for Zero Waste Conference at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. PLAN’s mission is to supply college students with resources to help their campuses go zero waste. Environmental and climate justice were major themes at this years conference with a specific emphasis on points of intervention. Read more
August 26th marks the start of a fun-filled week of events welcoming students to NYU, so of course we’re going to be there. The Office of Sustainability is organizing events all about sustainability on campus, and this is your one-stop guide for all the green events happening that week!