When we meetEnvirolutions meetings for the Fall 2014 semester are held every Thursday from 12:30-1:45 pm in the Center for Sustainable Design Studies in the basement of the Engineering Building on the Pratt Brooklyn campus.
- Proposition 37: the Right to Know
- Over Half of Germany’s Renewable Energy Owned By Citizens & Farmers, Not Utility Companies
- Pavan Sukhdev: Put a value on nature!
- Sustainable Packaging: Curbing your Wrap Rage
- Green in Brooklyn
- Justin Hall-Tipping: Freeing energy from the grid
- Envirolutions President Hailey O’Connor appears in this television story on Steve Jobs
- Recycle A Bicycle
- 100% Recycled Architectural Resin Panel
- Bikes, Street art, and Sustainability!
- What to Recycle with Sanitation
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Earth Day is an annual event held on April 28th which was first started in 1970. Earth Day is a day to demonstrate and support environmental protection, and it is currently recognized by over 198 countries. Cities ,such as … Continue reading
Green roofs continue to grow as various companies are taking off to expand roof top farming to all boroughs of New York City. Last week we touched base on a company known as New York Green Roofs which installed … Continue reading
Urban sustainability has been on the rise here in New York City. Many preexisting buildings have been undergoing various changes to become more eco-friendly and energy efficient. Some buildings have even taken a new unique step towards sustainability by … Continue reading
As of October 7th Windsor Terrace became the first neighborhood in Brooklyn to take part in a new composting program run by the city’s Department of Sanitation. The goal of this program is to collect waste products such as food … Continue reading
Club day came and went and we saw a lot of new faces and interest in the club. That may have something to do with the baked goods we were handing out, but regardless we are ecstatic that so many … Continue reading
This semester, our last president, Tonya Kennedy, as well as some of our other members of Envirolutions are studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. One of the first things she was eager to notify us about was the abundance of bicycles: … Continue reading
By Rebecca Wong Check out RISD’s Second Life Center, a sustainable center for donating reusable materials where RISD’s students are able to recycle unwanted materials that have been purchased for prior projects and in return, retrieve any material that suits their … Continue reading
As a kid, you may have wondered what happens to all of the trash that gets pulled out into the ocean. You may have been told it floats around space, or maybe that it just sinks to the bottom of … Continue reading
(In response to a comment posted to the Pratt Envirolutions facebook, this post is dedicated to alternative recycling programs.) TerraCycle is a group of “brigades” which collect items that would otherwise be landfill-bound, because Sanitation cannot handle so many unique … Continue reading