• Green Fund 2014

    The following student- and faculty-led projects and research seed-grants received funding support from the Green Fund. Click on the project name to view each team's final presentation.

    LEEDership (PDF)
    A Milano-Lang student team developed and distributed an eco-kit for residents of the newly opened Kerrey Hall at the University Center.  The kit included a guide (found in the above PDF) as well as eco-friendly household products.

    TECHTRASH (PDF) and Techtrash site
    Led by Media Studies faculty, Parsons Transdisciplinary Design and NSPE Media Studies students researched the bigger pictures of e-waste (electronic waste). Through the lens of that single ubiquitous device, the smart phone, the project investigated hi-tech waste as a complex form of trash and a fundamental component of broader cycles of information production, distribution, and consumption in the global cultural economy. Their compiled research can be found at

    Green & Go (PDF)
    Students in Milano’s Environmental Policy & Sustainability Management MS program designed a reusable to-go container program for the new University Center cafeteria. The project also included a lifecycle analysis and a marketing campaign for the launch of the program. 

    Seed Money for Sustainability Projects
    Students and faculty from Lang’s Environmental Studies program conceived of a competition as part of Sustainapalooza, a student-organized conference at The New School in April 2014. The award went to three teams of New School students and faculty to support their sustainability-related concepts.