May 20-24, recycle your e-waste in bins located in the lobby of: • 55 W 13th Street • 6 E 16th Street May 13-24, recycle your e-waste in bins located in: • All Res Halls (ask your RHD for bin locations) Please delete all sensitive data before disposing of any items All items are sent […]
Check out this post on milanoschool.org on EPSM student Ryan Ahern’s current research study to analyze the waste stream at The New School.
Waste reduction is becoming an increasingly pressing issue. According to onearth, New York City spends over $1 million a day sending waste to landfills. After the transformation of Freshkills landfill into a park, NYC began exporting its waste to other states. This piles transportation costs on top of standard “tipping fees” that are paid for trucks to dump their […]
RECYCLE YOUR E-WASTE & USED TONER CARTRIDGES in the lobby of 55 W 13TH STREET (in all Res Halls too!) Please delete any sensitive data before disposing of items. All items are sent to be recycled by a NYC vendor that: • Does not landfill any hazardous material components • Reuses more than 98% of non-hazardous materials […]
By Alison Schuettinger Earlier this semester, I accompanied Gwen Kilvert and Josh Cohen on a field visit to Action Carting and Royals Waste recycling sites. Action Carting is currently the school’s landfill, recycling and composting company. Because the New School doesn’t own many of its buildings, we also share our waste with the city and […]
By Meredith Danberg-Ficarelli We discard waste without realizing the value that it holds, often unconsciously having an out of sight, out of mind, mentality. While in Beirut, Lebanon, this summer with the New School’s International Field Program, I helped to reverse this mentality by developing a zero-waste program for Tawlet, a restaurant bordering the downtown […]