Plastic Bag Ban Fails in New Jersey Legislature

On Jan. 13, 2020, the end of New Jersey’s legislative session, the New Jersey Senate passed bill S2776 to end plastic pollution. The bill would completely prohibit single-use plastic bags, paper bags and polystyrene (Styrofoam) use in New Jersey.   This news was quickly overturned…

NJ Fines Uber Hundreds of Millions in Back…

On Nov. 14, 2019, Uber Technologies Inc. was fined $649 million by New Jersey for years of not paying taxes as a result of mislabeling of employees as independent contractors.   The request was issued by…

Climate Protest Comes to Newark

On Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, the New Jersey Climate Coalition invites everyone to walk out of schools, out of jobs and out of homes to join in the North Jersey Climate Strike in Newark. This…

NJIT Embraces Sustainability

Sustainability has become a priority at NJIT, becoming a major theme in the latest drafts of NJIT’s Strategic Plan 2025 Vision. Endeavoring to improve this commitment to sustainability, NJIT has become a member of the…