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Energy Home Tips for Fall & Winter

Friday, October 31st, 2014

While it’s important to practice conserving energy in the office it is just as important to consider these practices at home. Consider these 9 energy tips to help lower your energy bills and keep you comfortable at home this fall and winter. 1.    Swap Incandescents & CFLs for LEDs Consider swapping out incandescents and CFL […]

Crime and Consequence: Environmental Ethics at YU

Monday, May 12th, 2014

By Riva Tropp Recently, we had the honor of hosting our own esteemed philosophy teacher, Professor Leventer, to talk to us about environmental ethics. Referencing the recent Washington mudslide and West Virginia’s poisoned waters, we discussed the challenges of enacting environmental change on a legislative level. For example, in Washington, deforestation laws were written mainly […]

2014 Einstein Earth Week

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Come join in the Earth Week activities at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, April 27th to May 2nd. Find all the details below. SUNDAY, APRIL 27th Community Garden Work Day, 1190 Pierce Ave (behind Weiler), 12 a.m. -4 p.m. In honor of Arbor Day, join Einstein’s BODY club in the beautiful outdoors for a working […]

Yeshiva & 511 RideShare Partner to provide Commuting Services to Employees

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

  Yeshiva University is proud to announce a new partnership with 511 NY Rideshare, New York’s home for ride matching and traveler services. 511NY Rideshare works to make ridesharing an easy, affordable, flexible and appealing alternative to driving alone. To accomplish this, Yeshiva University in conjunction with 511NY Rideshare will be providing free traveler services including […]

Brookdale meets Energy Star Certification for the 2nd year in a row

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Congratulations to Brookdale Residence Hall for earning the ENERGY STAR building certification for the 2nd year in a row. By being an ENERGY STAR building, Brookdale is more energy efficient than over 75% of other dormitories in the country and allows Yeshiva University to increase energy savings while saving on the bottom line. To learn […]

5 ways to save Energy and Money at Home this year

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

At Yeshiva University, we encourage energy savings in the workplace and at home. This winter season, see how you can save energy and money by considering these energy saving tips for your home. Set your Thermostat back For each degree you adjust the thermostat back, you can have a 1-2% savings. In addition, programmable thermostats […]

Welcome our 2013 New Eco Reps!

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Please welcome our new 2013 Eco Reps and learn a little more about them! Alan Avitan I am from Cleveland, Ohio and am a rising senior at Yeshiva University. I am involved in various student leadership initiatives on campus including being treasurer on the YSU student council, student ambassador for the office of admission, vice-president […]

Recycling Laws in NYC Change to include Rigid Plastic

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Did you know that recycling laws in New York City have changed?! That means recycling at Yeshiva University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine is changing too. As of April 24th, the city is now accepting Rigid Plastic items, including yogurt containers, plastic clamshells at salad bars, plastic forms that everything from lightbulbs to scissors to lipstick […]

Want to Save Money on Commuting?

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Consider Carpooling! As a part of Yeshiva University’s sustainability initiatives, the Office of Energy & Sustainability and the Security Department have teamed up to bring a carpooling program to current participants of the Wilf campus’s parking program. Those interested in sharing a parking permit with a fellow Yeshiva employee will be able to divide the […]

Recyclemania Begins Feb 3rd 2013!

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Join Yeshiva University in participating in Recyclemania beginning February 3rd until March 30th. Recyclemania, a 8 week long annual competition, that began in 2001 between only 2 schools, today includes over 630 colleges and universities within the US and Canada. All four of Yeshiva University’s campuses will be participating in the event including dorm competitions […]