Power Shift 2013

01/25/2014   by Elizabeth Anderson, co-chair of SSTF and president of EcoLogic I went to Power Shift 2013 from October 18-21 and enjoyed the experience.  I got to hear many great people in the environmental movement speak, including Bill McKibben!  There were dozens of workshops to choose from and I was able to learn a lot about various aspects of the environmental movement, including the […]

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Club Communication

10/22/2013   SSTF facilitates communication between RPI’s environmental clubs, as well as communication related to sustainability between the environmental clubs and the RPI administration. Currently, SSTF is focusing on improving communication between RPI’s environmental clubs. A list has been created for environmental club officers. Another project to facilitate communication is a campus-wide Facebook group for RPI students belonging to sustainability clubs or just interested in sustainability.  This […]

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Project: Sustainability Report

9/02/2013   During summer 2008, several students used AASHE’s standards to create a Sustainability at Rensselaer report.  Now,  five years later, it is time to start creating a new Sustainability Report.   The goal of this project is to complete the report by the end of Spring Semester 2014. Timeline: September 2013: Meet with previous planners, begin dividing up tasks. October 2013: Begin contacting RPI faculty and staff who […]

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