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Driven by passionate students, faculty, staff & administration, our sustainability efforts are ever-evolving to reduce our footprint for the generations to come.

A Brief History of Sustainability at NYU:

1982
  • The first environmental student group, EarthMatter is formed.
1990
  • Village Green Recycling Center coordinator, Carl Hultberg developed NYU's first recycling program.
2006
2007
2010
  • Several composting initiatives were created to divert 59% of waste sent to landfills.
2011
2012
2013
  • The EcoReps program is developed to promote peer-to-peer sustainability education in residence halls.
2025
  • The university plans to have reduced emissions by 50% through the joint efforts of students, faculty & staff.