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H2O4U: Water Consumption Research
H204U studied why and how members of the NYU community choose and understand the water they drink.
Evidence Based Conservation
Funding course development and student projects for an Evidence Based Conservation course.
OurGoods is a skills and objects bartering network designed to connect students and alumni across disciplines.
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.
Web News Videos (Parts 1 & 2)
Produced professional videos of sustainability lectures and events for archiving, education and future broadcasting.
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.
Media Production Sustainability Videos
The NYU Media Production office produced videos for NYU's Sustainability Task Force.
Compost Collection at NYU Wagner
Piloting compost collection for events and in academic spaces at NYU Wagner.
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Replacing outdated water aspirators with diaphragm vacuum pumps in research labs during a time when no other funding source was feasible.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.
Green Map Project
Created an educational and research resource of local natural, cultural, social justice, and green living maps.
Generating electricity through revolving doors in high traffic buildings, such as Bobst Library, for the sake of raising awareness of renewable energy.
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.
From French Fry Oil into Biodiesel Fuel
Evaluated vendors that can collect NYU's cooking oil waste and convert it to biodiesel fuel.
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.
Grow, Cook, Eat, Learn
Engaged elementary school students to think about what they eat, and where it comes from.