Winter Sustainability Newsletter

Find the winter sustainability newsletter here. Highlights include: Updates on the Green Revolving Fund (an SSTF Project making strides towards success this semester) the Fall 2016 Face the Waste event part of the Sodexo Greening Project Best wishes to SSTF member Maricate (on her studies abroad) and Environmental Advocate Natalie (graduating RPI).  

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Green Revolving Fund Presented to Student Senate

On Monday, 11/10, SSTF Chair Elizabeth Anderson presented the current progress of the Green Revolving Fund proposal to the Student Senate.  We currently have some research and part of one proposal, for solar panels, finished.  We need to write the proposal for the actual GRF and its governance.  We would also like to have three complete project proposals that could be used as the first […]

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Urban Gardening Project

From Project Lead Sean Wilson: SSTF is working on building a sustainable greenhouse on campus. The greenhouse will be constructed out of recycled materials and will potentially use renewable technology. We hope to have a design or greenhouse built by December. The greenhouse will possibly provide some food to residents of Vasudha or another dining hall on campus. Our project involves a lot of research […]

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Green Revolving Fund Proposal Project Announced

by Elizabeth Anderson, Webmaster and former Co-Chair SSTF announces its latest project, a Green Revolving Fund proposal.  Currently, SSTF members are working on coming up with the details of the GRF as well as proposals for potential projects to fund.  Our goal is to present this before the administration by the end of Fall 2014.  In order to do so, we will need to make a […]

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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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