Givetake Annual Report 2016-2017

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%).  

Sustainability Summit

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 […]

2014 Student Sustainability Award

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 […]

Hospitality Net – Pratt Institute and InterContinental New York Barclay

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 […]

Green Lodging News – Pratt Institute, InterContinental New York Barclay Launch Barclay the Bee Comic Series

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.  

Design Your Life Like an Entrepreneur

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, […]