2017-2018 Pratt Sustainability Report

During the 2018-2019 academic year, theSustainability Committee (SC) and the Departmental Sustainability Coordinators (DSC) met regularly to complete Pratt’s first AASHE STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System) report. STARS is a voluntary, self-reporting framework for helping colleges and universities track and measure their sustainability progress. In addition to using STARS to help with internal sustainability […]

Pratt Bans Plastic Water Bottles

As of January 1, 2020, Pratt Institute, in collaboration with AVI Fresh, has banned all single-use plastic water bottles from the Brooklyn campus. The administration worked with students to discontinue the sale of plastic bottles and increase the quantity of filling stations across campus. The initiative was started by Pratt Envirolutions, the Institute’s sustainability club, […]

Patagonia Worn Wear

IF IT’S BROKE, FIX IT! Worn Wear is Patagonia’s hub for keeping gear in play. Why extend the life of gear? Because the best thing we can do for the planet is get more use out of stuff we already own, cutting down on consumption. Worn Wear is cruising through campus to fix what you […]

Sustainability Pratt Chats: WATER

SHARE YOUR VISION OF PRATT’S SUSTAINABILITY GOALS IN THIS INAUGURAL CONVERSATION! WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 2, 2019 Two sessions – 12-2pm & 4-6pm Location: Center for Sustainable Design Strategies (CSDS), ENG 001 Hosted by: CSDS, Office of Facilities Management and GCPE/MS in SES RSVP: csds@pratt.edu Join us for a 2-hour trans-disciplinary workshop focusing on water at Pratt […]

14th Annual 2019 Green | March 23 – 29, 2019

14thAnnual 2019 Green week Event List All Week Long Event (3/23/19-3/29/19) +ARCHITECTURE WEEK LONG EXHIBITION What: GAUD GW exhibition of sustainability-related student work Location: Higgins Hall Lobby Gallery Description: Information about the Green Week Crash Course and activities sponsored by CSDS, Pratt NYPIRG, Envirolutions, and LEAP; Environmental artwork by students from the Foundation Dept. Coordinator: […]


SUSTAINABILITY CRASH COURSE 2019 On Saturday, March 23, 2019, Pratt’s CSDS will host the 9th annual Sustainability Crash Course, a day-long series of presentations, panel discussions and workshops with a host of experts from Pratt’s faculty and elsewhere.  In years past we have had over 20 different speakers present topics including Ecology, Biomimicry, Packaging Design, Life-Cycle […]

Green Week 2018

13th ANNUAL 2018 GREEN WEEK EVENT DETAILS WEEK- LONG EVENTS + INTERIOR DESIGN Title: Undergraduate & Graduate Interior Design Students Work Exhibit Time: 03.24.18 – 03.31.18 Location: Brooklyn, Pratt Studio 2nd flr Description: Participating faculty are: Wendy Cronk, Sheryl Kasak, Greg Bugel, Robert Nassar, Robert Garneau, Jon Otis, Loukia Tsafoulia, Tania Branquinho, Julia Moskovitz, Ben Rosenblum, Michael […]

Earth Hour 2018

Help us make a statement for our planet seen around the world. Every year, millions of people around the world join the Earth Hour movement and switch off their lights for one hour to show support for protecting our planet and stopping climate change. This year, Earth Hour is at 8:30 p.m. your local time on […]