Summary of Givetake’s saved materials throughout the 2016-2017 school year. In total, we repurposed 1,567 waste items, 9,352 pounds by weight. Fall semester made up the bulk of recycling with 72% of the total weight. The top 3 most reused materials are wood(25%), paper(24%) and plastic(12%).
Tonight Pratt’s Student Government Association, Program Board, Envirolutions, and NYPIRG campus chapter will come together to host the first Sustainability Summit to bring together both students and faculty to discuss what Pratt is currently doing for sustainability and to identify ways to can increase that impact by setting concrete goals to work on in the year ahead. The event […]
I am happy to announce the winners of the 2014 Student Sustainability Award. I would first like to thank everyone who nominated someone to be considered. We had a great group on nominees but after careful consideration we felt that there were 2 stand-outs based on the following criteria: Service to Sustainability Coalition GreenWeek Awards Achieved […]
Have you met Barclay the bee yet? By : DAMON M. BANKS Published : November 2013 Barclay the Bee is a lovable character who forages the city with her young hive mate Cami. Barclay leads us along exciting adventures as she collects nectar for the hive, while meeting various city characters, both insect and human. Read […]
Pratt Institute and InterContinental New York Barclay Playfully Highlight the Importance of Pollinators with New Barclay the Bee Comic Series Published: November 2013 Student artist OlgaAndreyeva, a senior Illustration major at Pratt, has created sweet, savvy bees-in-the-city characters that playfully highlight the vital work of bees against the backdrop of their New York City home. Read […]
Pratt Institute, InterContinental New York Barclay Launch Barclay the Bee Comic Series Published: November 2013 Underscoring sustainable hospitality and the importance of honeybees for the environment, InterContinental New York Barclay and The Center for Sustainable Design Strategies at Pratt Institute announced the launch of the Barclay the Bee comic series. Read the article here.
Remarks of President Barack Obama Washington, D.C. June 22, 2013 In my inaugural address, I pledged that America would respond to the growing threat of climate change for the sake of our children and future generations. This Tuesday, I’ll lay out my vision for where I believe we need to go – a national plan […]
June 6-8, 2013 Carolyn Schaeberle, Assistant Director of the CSDS, presented the CSDS research and resource center at the symposium. The Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design is the recipient of a $50,000 National Forum Grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS) to hold a symposium titled Materials Education and Research […]
From kitchen table to full time production, entrepreneurship requires endurance, passion and some key business skills. On Monday, May 20th, Brooklyn entrepreneurs Tiffany Burnette from Design Hype, and Kristina Drury from Tythe Design hosted a 1 1/2 hour interactive workshop that covered the basic business fundamentals and critical tactics tor surviving entrepreneurship. During the workshop, […]