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New York State and RIT addressing problem of food waste in the U.S.
June 4, 2019

On Tuesday, members of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT talked about ways to consume 100% of the food grown in our country and around the world. Food waste has potentially higher biogas than any other sources like agriculture and wastewater sludge.

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New York State Pollution Prevention Institute to host June 4 event on managing food waste
May 31, 2019

Key stakeholders across state to gather at RIT to explore cost-effective strategies and solutions.

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RIT institute doing its part to make industry more sustainable
February 8, 2019

Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability, housed in Sustainability Institute Hall, lists nine different laboratories. But one that’s not on the list is the biggest of all – the building itself. With power or heat or both produced by a phosphoric acid fuel cell, wind turbines, solar panels, and a geothermal well, the building has more ...

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NYSP2I announces 13 statewide recipients of 2019 Community Grants Program
October 30, 2018
New MeasureUp Finger Lakes program making a positive impact
July 16, 2018
RIT will continue to lead Pollution Prevention Institute after DEC’s contract renewal
July 10, 2018
Pollution Prevention Institute to mark 10th anniversary with statewide celebrations
September 15, 2017

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) at Rochester Institute of Technology will mark a decade of creating sustainable solutions for New York state businesses and communities with three upcoming events.

The celebrations will take place over the next month to highlight the economic, environmental and social impacts that NYSP2I has made over the last decade across all corners of New York.

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Making A Difference in the South Bronx with Pollution Initiatives
July 26, 2017

In 2010, NYC-EJA launched our Waterfront Justice Project, New York City’s first citywide community-based resiliency campaign.  When the City of New York initiated its overhaul of the Comprehensive Waterfront Plan (Vision 2020) in 2010, NYC-EJA began our advocacy campaign to convince the Bloomberg Administration to reform waterfront designations called Significant Maritime Industrial Areas, or SMIA’s.

NYC-EJA is also working in partnership with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS-DEC) and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) NYS Pollution Prevention Institute on the EPA-funded “NYC Industrial Waterfront Communities Pollution Prevention, Toxics Reduction, and Resiliency Planning” project in the South Bronx Significant Maritime and Industrial Area (SMIA). This 2-year project involves helping local businesses to identify and implement cost-effective strategies aimed at pollution prevention, toxics reduction, and climate adaptation.

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FuzeHub Success Story: Full Circle Feed
June 27, 2017

Learn how New York State Pollution Prevention Institute supported Full Circle Feed with uncovering alternative methods for the processing of treats that could increase the company’s efficiency, reduce energy use, and reduce waste.

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NYSP2I announces 10 statewide recipients of 2017-18 Community Grants Program
May 19, 2017

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP21) has announced awardees of its 2017-18 Community Grants Program as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state.

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