Tag | Sustainability at The New School

Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty Discuss New Approaches to Sustainability in University-Wide Curriculum

At an Affiliated Faculty meeting on February 14th, faculty from across the university met with the staff and leadership of the Tishman Center to share plans and ideas to embed sustainability in the curriculum for all New School students. When The New School’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to divest from all fossil fuels […]

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The Institute of Culinary Education and The New School Announce Zero Waste Food Conference

The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) and The New School announce the launch of the Zero Waste Food conference, an exploration of sustainable methods for producing, distributing, consuming and disposing of food in the environments where we cook and where we eat. The conference will take place on April 28 and 29, 2017 at locations on The […]

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Critical Enviro-Film Series with Environmental Studies

Open to all. This series supports the new Environmental Studies course, Environmental History, Race & Natural Resource Management. Films and dates: Black Gold: 2/21 A Chinese Village Fights Back: 3/7 Embrace the Serpent: 3/28 How Cuba Survived Peak Oil: 4/11 Dirt and Deeds – Black Farmers Rights: 4/20** Join for pizza, film, and conversation. All […]

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Sustainability Wayforming: Producing at The New School

New School students have many talents – from design, to performance, to critical analysis – and they put these skills to use, producing a huge variety of things from clothing and product models to operas and plays, from sociological studies to policy proposals. The production process, no matter what it looks like, is an opportunity […]

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Celebrating Campus Sustainability Month at The New School

The New School is proud to participate in Campus Sustainability Month throughout October. This annual event, hosted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), celebrates higher education sustainability achievements while raising awareness of the value of sustainability in higher education.     How can you get involved? Attend a sustainability-related event on […]

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Why we marked Watching and Reading spaces on the Sustainability Wayforming Map

Maybe it’s a little more obvious why we mapped water bottle filling stations and places to lock your bike. Watching and reading spaces have their place on our Sustainability Wayforming map too though because we are thinking broadly about what it means for The New School to be a sustainable place and a sustainable community. […]

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Managing Waste at The New School: Think Before You Toss

Guest blog from Erik Eibert, Assistant Director, Buildings Sustainable Initiatives   On a busy day at The New School, walking between classes, we all have numerous deadlines, activities and tasks racing through our minds- the least of which is finding the proper waste bin to match the dubious mix of trash that’s occupying our only free […]

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Michelle DePass Discusses Environmental Justice at Yale

Michelle DePass, TEDC Director and Dean of Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy spoke at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies‘ event: Post Flint Ensuring Environmental Justice for All on April 19. Her focus topics included: how to approach environmental justice in an academic context, educating students more broadly about environmental justice’s […]

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Waste Reduction Tips from the Sustainable Cities Club

The New School’s Sustainable Cities Club brought Jacquie Ottman from We Hate to Waste to campus to share some tips and tricks for reducing waste in your daily life. Consider some of these strategies to reduce your own waste and live more sustainably: Use Apps to Share, Swap, and Gift Olio: The Food Sharing Revolution! This free […]

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The New School Takes On The NYC Mayor’s Zero Waste Challenge

Every week the average New Yorker throws out nearly 9 pounds of waste at work and in commercial establishments. In 2015, Mayor de Blasio launched One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City—referred to as “OneNYC.” The plan includes a roadmap for achieving a goal of zero waste to landfills by 2030. […]

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