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LEDs for Stage and On-Location Film & Video Shoots
Modernizing lighting equipment on Tisch's Film & TV teaching soundstage
How Possible is Net Zero for an NYU Building?
Researching the feasibility of constructing a building that uses no more energy than it creates.
OurGoods is a skills and objects bartering network designed to connect students and alumni across disciplines.
Mental Construals & Environmental Commons Dilemmas
Investigating how thinking of the environment as part of one's own identity may affect one's decision-making.
NYU Urban Farm Lab
Steinhardt Food Studies faculty are piloting an urban farm between Houston St and Silver Towers. The farm will support urban agriculture courses, volunteers, tenant gardening, and research.
Evidence Based Conservation
Funding course development and student projects for an Evidence Based Conservation course.
Radiator enclosures to reduce energy waste and increase occupant comfort for cast-iron steam radiators.
H2O4U: Water Consumption Research
H204U studied why and how members of the NYU community choose and understand the water they drink.
Student Food Cooperative at NYU
Making healthy and sustainability-sourced food accessible to the local and greater community.
Drama Green Initative
DGI eliminates resource waste and sets sustainability standards in Tisch's department of Drama.
Media Production Sustainability Videos
The NYU Media Production office produced videos for NYU's Sustainability Task Force.
ITERRE: Initiative for Technical Education with Repurposed and Reused E-waste
ITERRE developed a portable curriculum for creating usable electronics from NYU-Poly's e-waste.
Compost Collection at NYU Wagner
Piloting compost collection for events and in academic spaces at NYU Wagner.
NYU Green Spaces Plan
The Green Spaces Plan identified faculty and physical locations relevant to increasing the amount of food and greenery grown on-campus.
Climate Change: It's What's for Dinner | Environmental Impacts of Meat
Campaigning to decrease meat consumption in light of its heavy environmental impact - through cooking demos, food events, pledges, online resources and participation in Meatless Mondays.
Web News Videos (Parts 1 & 2)
Produced professional videos of sustainability lectures and events for archiving, education and future broadcasting.
Students will film a short, engaging video to increase awareness and understanding of composting among students and increase NYU's landfill diversion rate.
EdenWorks is a NYU-Poly-founded startup focused on building sustainable urban food infrastructure for retail and commercial foodservice operations.
NYU Existing Building LEED Feasibility and Opportunity Analysis
Creating a database to help NYU discern which sustainable improvements will garner the greatest energy savings.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Sustainability: Transforming Curriculum in Higher Education
Developing a workshop for NYU faculty to learn about integrating sustainability themes into their teaching.
Replacement of Water Aspirators
Replacing outdated water aspirators with diaphragm vacuum pumps in research labs during a time when no other funding source was feasible. Led by Chemistry faculty and staff members Charles Strom, Paramjit Arora, and James Canary.
Global Design NYU
Global Design NYU is a place where the intersection between Architecture, Urban Design, and Landscape is radically explored to create vibrant resources for scholars, students, and practitioners.
Rubin Residence Hall RA Jesse Truong will host a "sustainability dinner" for residents where Office of Sustainability staff will present about waste at NYU and teach best practices for dealing with food waste.
Generating electricity through revolving doors in high traffic buildings, such as Bobst Library, for the sake of raising awareness of renewable energy.
Connect Music Festival for NYU Unplugged
Providing a music festival for the winning residence hall of NYU Unplugged Spring 2014
Greening the Gallatin School
Publicizing Gallatin's renovation, NYU's first LEED-certified green building project. NYU later adopted a standard of LEED Silver for all new construction projects.
The Bellflower is a kinetic sculpture that runs on solar power and biomimetically resembles an opening flower.
Kimmel Herbalmania - Edibles for All
Explores growing edible plants at NYU and demonstrates how to healthfully and deliciously use them.
Grow, Cook, Eat, Learn
Engaged elementary school students to think about what they eat, and where it comes from.
From French Fry Oil into Biodiesel Fuel
Evaluated vendors that can collect NYU's cooking oil waste and convert it to biodiesel fuel.
Green Map Project
Created an educational and research resource of local natural, cultural, social justice, and green living maps.
Superstorm Research Lab
Research about how Superstorm Sandy changed thinking patterns in New York City.
Bike to School
Jumpstarted NYU's biking initiatives with an abandoned bike recycling & training program and "Biking at NYU" report, which researched and justified future biking infrastructure improvements.
Greenpoint Growery: A Productive Garden
Feasibility evaluation and planning for a student-led greenroof project.