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New Sustainability Vice President Emphasizes the Power of Collective Effort

New Sustainability Vice President Emphasizes the Power of Collective Effort

By Alessia Garcia, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features

Hear what new Vice President of the Office of Sustainability has to say about being green at NYU.

Does NYU Really Recycle?

Does NYU Really Recycle?

By Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinions Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Some students have reported seeing maintenance mix the recycling with trash after it has been sorted into the separate bins. Washington Square News investigates what actually happens to the recycling at NYU.

NYU Recycles Through re-fashioNYC

NYU Recycles Through re-fashioNYC

By Sophie Shaw, Beauty & Style Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

How does NYU's clothing recycling program re-fashioNYC weigh in?

Staff Rants Feb. 1-7

Staff Rants Feb. 1-7

By WSN Staff

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Here is the newest collection of Staff Rants for you to read. It is filled with rants from our staff. Please enjoy.

How to go green for Earth Day on, around campus

How to go green for Earth Day on, around campus

By Dana Reszutek, Beauty/Style Editor

April 14, 2014


Filed under Features

Spring is now in full bloom, and there is no better day to spend outdoors than Earth Day. April 22 marks this national holiday dedicated to raising awareness about one’s carbon footprint and the importance of sustainability. Here are some of the best ways to spend Earth Day in an eco-friendly man...

Green programs push NYU toward eco-friendly future

Green programs push NYU toward eco-friendly future

February 25, 2014


Filed under News

Bestcolleges.com recently named NYU one of the top 50 green universities because of its environmentally-friendly initiatives, such as its recycling program and its reduction of on-campus greenhouse gas emissions. One of NYU’s campus projects is the Office of Sustainability’s Unplugged competition...

Earth Matters at NYU campaigns for conscentious recycling in dorms

Earth Matters at NYU campaigns for conscentious recycling in dorms

November 22, 2013


Filed under News

By Avery Chang All too often people throw plastic bags and paper cups into the trash with other waste, instead of recycling it. But the NYU chapter of Earth Matters seeks to change that. LS sophomore Davis Saltonstall, a member of Earth Matters, has been leading a breakout group to promote better rec...