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Two Birds, One Stone
A student run club dedicated to feeding the hungry and homeless population in New York City while reducing the amount of food wasted in NYU dining halls.
Stern Centralized Recycling
Stern students piloted removing trash bins from classrooms and pairing recycling bins with trash bins wherever there were trash bins - and found a 178% increase in recycling rates.
Compost Collection at NYU Wagner
Piloting compost collection for events and in academic spaces at NYU Wagner.
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.
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.
Students will film a short, engaging video to increase awareness and understanding of composting among students and increase NYU's landfill diversion rate.
From French Fry Oil into Biodiesel Fuel
Evaluated vendors that can collect NYU's cooking oil waste and convert it to biodiesel fuel.
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.