Sustainability

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NYU Sustainability: On Campus, in the Classroom, and Beyond

NYU’s chief sustainability officer talks about what NYU and its students are doing to contribute to a sustainable future.

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Sustainability U

NYU students receive an education in preservation around the world.

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The Green Zone: Where Sustainability and Justice Intersect

NYU’s One Zone trainings provide community members with the education and tools to make an impact. The Green Zone focuses on building a more sustainable and equitable future.

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Sustainability on Campus: Your Green First Year

From courses to clubs and urban farms to festivals, you can get involved in sustainability at NYU from day one.

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NYU Earth Month 2021: Events to Celebrate Our World

April is NYU Earth Month, and that means numerous events to help you build a better world through education, innovation, and action. Bonus: many events are open to all, and you can join virtually!

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With the Cool Food Pledge, NYU Takes a (Plant-Based) Bite Out of Climate Change

By taking the Cool Food Pledge, NYU commits to reducing food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2030, making plant-powered progress against climate change.

Ayi Yin receiving a picture frame the community-engaged learning students made.
Course Spotlight: Recycling Materials While Serving Others

NYU Shanghai students in an interactive media arts and community-engaged learning course teamed up to create sustainable fixes to campus challenges.

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Sustainability at NYU: 7 Ways to Go Greener at Home

Want to get a jump start on that NYU carbon-neutral life while you’re stuck at home? Here are seven ways to participate in NYU sustainability initiatives even when you’re not on campus.

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Sustainability Assistant: A Student Job that Makes NYU Greener

This position is an opportunity to see what it's like to make an environmental impact at an institutional level.

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Sustainability Clubs Support Eco Priorities

These student organizations prioritize and environmental focus on campus and beyond.