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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 […]

YU Unplugged Fall 2012 Competition announces Winner

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

This year’s YU Unplugged, dorm energy competition, has a winner! CONGRATULATIONS to the 36th Street Dorm, for winning the competition and a dessert reception for all of your hard work! Additional congratulations to dorm runners up: Schottenstein and Rubin Hall. Thank you to everyone that participated this year, you helped save Yeshiva University over $11,300 […]

YU announces 1st ENERGY STAR Certified Building

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Congratulations to Brookdale Residence Hall for earning Yeshiva’s first ENERGY STAR building certification and doing its part to fight climate change by using less energy than most other dormitories nationwide. 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 […]

Improving your workspace with plants.

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Today the average person spends 90% of their time indoors and 52 hours at their workspace. Studies from NASA, Washington State University, Norway, the Netherlands and India suggest numerous benefits to plants in the workspace, including: Increased Productivity Reduced Stress Loss of Concentration Drops Decreased Cost of Conditioning Outdoor Air Removal of traces of Formaldehyde, […]