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GIS lab with students
February 8, 2019

A leading business-news publication for Western New York, the Rochester Business Journal recently published an overview of GIS and its role within the sustainability field today.

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RIT researchers developing innovative solutions to take a bite out of food waste
November 12, 2018

RIT researchers have a full plate when it comes to identifying creative and innovative ways to mitigate food waste.

The stakes are tremendous. Faced with a growing world population and a shrinking pool of natural resources, the world today faces an unprecedented challenge to provide a resilient food supply-made even more complex...

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NYSP2I announces 13 statewide recipients of 2019 Community Grants Program
October 30, 2018

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP21) has announced awardees of its 2019 Community Grants Program as part of the organization's ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state.

NYSP2I-sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Environmental Protection Fund and...

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RIT's Nabil Nasr releases new U.N. report boosting the world's circular economies
October 24, 2018

Rethinking how industrial products are manufactured and dealing with them at the end of their useful life could provide breakthrough environmental, social and economic benefits, according to new research from the International Resource Panel (IRP).

The report is co-authored by Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability...

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Gov. Cuomo names RIT among schools to receive $1 million for clean energy project
October 23, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology has won $1 million as part of the Energy to Lead Competition, which challenges New York colleges and universities to develop plans for local clean energy projects on campus and in their communities as the state seeks innovative solutions to combat climate change.

RIT will create a platform...

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