Driving Eco Friendly

Last semester, in an article titled “NJIT Embraces Sustainability,” Vice President for Real Estate Development and Capital Operations Andrew Christ was asked what NJIT's largest contribution to carbon pollution is. “Most likely the largest contribution…

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…

Hydrogen: The Way to Save the Planet?

Hydrogen energy has often been marketed as the future clean energy source since it doesn’t contribute to tailpipe pollution. However, the easiest and cheapest way to harness hydrogen energy has been through the use of…

NJIT Green’s Waste Audit Results: A Step in…

[ngg src="galleries" ids="74" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0"] The world has been swept up in the storm of a green revolution in response to the environmental crisis, and NJIT has been no exception, prioritizing sustainability in NJIT’s upcoming…

How to Implement a Circular Food Cycle

The way that food is currently being produced and disposed of is not sustainable. Currently, over one-third of the planet’s land area is dedicated to agriculture, with farming accounting for over 70% of the world’s…

Arctic Spring Has Come…Early

Spring has sprung in the Arctic this year and this change in seasons is coming nearly 20 days earlier than it did two decades ago, according to observations from a recent study published in the…

New York Passes Congestion Tax

New York City is one of the most desirable cities in which to work and reside. However, according to a Kiplinger survey, the cost of living in Manhattan was 138.6% higher than the national average in…