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Rochester Institute of Technology - DIF 2016
November 8, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology is excited to be leading the discussion on the importance of reducing food waste, not only in your home but across the food and beverage production and distribution value chain.

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Genesee Brewery becoming greener with RIT's help
August 26, 2016

The Genesee Brewery increases its recycling, with the help of the Pollution Prevention Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology. 

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Hot jobs: Environmental Engineers
August 20, 2016

Growing up near Highland Park, spending summers vacationing in the Thousand Islands and teaching sailing, Ava Labuzetta developed a deep connection with nature. She also loved solving problems, and in college took advantage of environmentally conscious programs in which “all those parts of what I liked to do and what I cared about came together.”

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New York State Pollution Prevention Institute names former Kodak executive as director
January 19, 2016
Charles J. Ruffing, a recognized environmental leader and former vice president of Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability at Eastman Kodak Co., has been named the new director of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I). Read More »
RIT featured in global thought-leadership event exploring innovations shaping the future economy
November 6, 2015
Rochester Institute of Technology and the university's Golisano Institute for Sustainability are playing key roles in a global event bringing together international thought leaders focused on innovation in support of a shift toward a regenerative economy. Read More »
NYSP2I leads multi-agency, sustainability initiative at Great Lakes paper manufacturers
September 1, 2015
A multi-agency effort led by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) has resulted in toxic chemical reduction as well as improvements to energy and water usage and operational costs at pulp and paper mills in the New York state Great Lakes watershed. Read More »
25 Years Preventing Pollution: A Retrospective Report, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC)
September 1, 2015
The Pollution Prevention (P2) Act, passed 25 years ago, represented a paradigm shift in our nation's approach to solving pollution problems. In clear terms, the Act called for industry, government, and the public to look upstream in manufacturing processes to prevent sources of pollution rather than use end-of-pipe reduction or clean-up strategies. To contextualize the Act within a larger history of pollution prevention, this report seeks to answer a few questions: Where did the conceptual shift from control to prevention come from? What has been the Act's impact or legacy? And what's next? Read More »
Choosing Safer Products for Cleaners, Cosmetics, Ithaca Journal
May 31, 2015
Wendy Ives, of Enfield, has coughing fits when exposed to the chemicals in brand-name cleaning supplies, and her skin becomes itchy and flaky when she has to use brand name soaps. Read More »
Pollution Prevention Institute announces winners of student and poster competitions
April 23, 2015
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology announced the winners of its annual Research and Development student competition and K-12 student poster competition, which provides students across the state the opportunity to promote ideas to create more sustainable schools and communities. Read More »
Pollution Prevention Institute Announces Winners of Student and Poster Competitions, RPI News
April 23, 2015
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) at Rochester Institute of Technology today announced the winners of its annual Research & Development student competition and K-12 student poster competition, which provides students across the state the opportunity to promote ideas to create more sustainable schools and communities. This year, the event was hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and was held in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies. Read More »

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