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Copy Central Document Imaging Service
Helps the University save paper, storage space, and money with a professional scanning and archiving service available through NYU Copy Central.
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.
NYU Green Lease
Provides guidelines and strategies for NYU staff to optimize the environmental performance of leases for rented properties.
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.
Compost Collection at NYU Wagner
Piloting compost collection for events and in academic spaces at NYU Wagner.
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.
LEDs for Stage and On-Location Film & Video Shoots
Modernizing lighting equipment on Tisch's Film & TV teaching soundstage
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.
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Replacing outdated water aspirators with diaphragm vacuum pumps in research labs during a time when no other funding source was feasible.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.
Generating electricity through revolving doors in high traffic buildings, such as Bobst Library, for the sake of raising awareness of renewable energy.
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.
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.
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.
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.