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Psychology and the Environment Course
This project developed a Psychology and the Environment course at NYU.
NYU Green Lease
Provides guidelines and strategies for NYU staff to optimize the environmental performance of leases for rented properties.
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.
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.
Center for the Sustainable Built Environment
SBE provides a multidisciplinary, collaborative platform to foster innovation and advance the practice of sustainability in the real estate and construction industries through applied research, education, and outreach at NYU SCPS.
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.
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.
From French Fry Oil into Biodiesel Fuel
Evaluated vendors that can collect NYU's cooking oil waste and convert it to biodiesel fuel.
Kimmel Herbalmania - Edibles for All
Explores growing edible plants at NYU and demonstrates how to healthfully and deliciously use them.
Greeks Go Green
This project intended to engage NYU's Greek communities around reducing their environmental impact, ultimately educating and mobilizing sororities and fraternities through events, advocacy opportunities, and a new set of "green" principles for Greek organizations.
Field Studies in Private Land Conservation
Field Studies aimed to introduce NYU undergraduates to outdoor private-partnership conservation preserves and their stewardship organizations. The program planned to visit five preserves in the academic year, using each location as a classroom to learn about the ecology, politics, and operations. This project did not manifest because the project leader left the university.
Ride Down Memory Lane
This project aimed to create an MP3 guided bike tour to educate participants on the history of NYU and promote environmentalism by including historical locations.