When we meetEnvirolutions meetings are held every Thursday from 12:30-2:00 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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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
Just a short subway ride away from Pratt is New York University, a fellow NYC university dedicated to reducing their environmental impact . NYU GREeN is the sustainability program located on campus that tackles the environmental issues and is … Continue reading
Have you ever seen those big, black bins at Union Square—the ones that might be garbage cans, but look just as much like…a portal to a fantasy land? Or perhaps you have seen them in your hometown—be it Boston, Chicago, Philly, Salzburg, … Continue reading
On Monday, Nathan Zhang came to my Sustainability Core Seminar class (taught by the very knowledgable Carl Zimring, formerly the Sustainability Studies founder at Roosevelt University). I really had no idea what to expect– Carl had told us that there … Continue reading
Although Pratt may not pre-sort its recyclables from trash, there are plenty of other places that do. This week, new Envirolution-ers Katie Curto, Olga Lebedeva, and I researched what we thought were effective ways of recycling. We discovered that there … Continue reading
We have some exciting news: we’re opening a permanent drop-off location for electronic waste! We know you love our events and we’ll keep offering them but we also know that sometimes you just need a drop-off. E-Waste Warehouse Opening Starting … Continue reading