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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.
NYU Environmental Student Times
As a journal for the NYU environmental community, NEST is comprised of student-generated poetry, fiction, nonfiction, journalism, research, and photography.
Return Recycling seeks to become a scalable model for improving recycling infrastructure by putting advertising on recycling bins tested for the effectiveness of their design.
Drama Green Initative
DGI eliminates resource waste and sets sustainability standards in Tisch's department of Drama.
Mental Construals & Environmental Commons Dilemmas
Investigating how thinking of the environment as part of one's own identity may affect one's decision-making.
Radiator enclosures to reduce energy waste and increase occupant comfort for cast-iron steam radiators.
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.
How Possible is Net Zero for an NYU Building?
Researching the feasibility of constructing a building that uses no more energy than it creates.
LEDs for Stage and On-Location Film & Video Shoots
Modernizing lighting equipment on Tisch's Film & TV teaching soundstage
Student Food Cooperative at NYU
Making healthy and sustainability-sourced food accessible to the local and greater community.
Students will film a short, engaging video to increase awareness and understanding of composting among students and increase NYU's landfill diversion rate.
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.
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.
Building Optimization and Economic Potential
This is a joint project between the NYU Center for the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) and ECON Group, which is developing a lifecycle environmental platform for buildings.
Metagenomics of Mycoremediation
This project aims to improve the health of a community garden, and importantly, to bring the concepts of mycoremediation to the New York City community at large.
NYU-AABE Energy Challenge
The NYU-AABE Energy Challenge will be a campus wide innovation challenge that stresses efficiency in the fields of energy, renewable energy, and infrastructure & urban development.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Sustainability: Transforming Curriculum in Higher Education
Developing a workshop for NYU faculty to learn about integrating sustainability themes into their teaching.
Connect Music Festival for NYU Unplugged
Providing a music festival for the winning residence hall of NYU Unplugged Spring 2014
Superstorm Research Lab
Research about how Superstorm Sandy changed thinking patterns in New York City.
The Bellflower is a kinetic sculpture that runs on solar power and biomimetically resembles an opening flower.
NYU Existing Building LEED Feasibility and Opportunity Analysis
Creating a database to help NYU discern which sustainable improvements will garner the greatest energy savings.
The Keen Vent is a wirelessly networked home air vent that enhances the efficiency and comfort of a home’s heating and cooling system by intelligently redirecting central HVAC airflow.
Make Way for Monarchs
This project's goal is to plant milkweed in NYU green spaces in order to support the migrating populations of Monarch Butterflies who pass through Manhattan on their fall and spring migrations.
EdenWorks is a NYU-Poly-founded startup focused on building sustainable urban food infrastructure for retail and commercial foodservice operations.
Enertiv: Circuit-Level Energy Monitoring at NYU
This project aims to install hardware that tracks circuit-level energy usage information to drive behavioral change in the Third North residence hall and the NYU Community as a whole.