The Globe and Mail features work by Christy Tyler, associate professor in the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, and Nathan Eddingsaas, associate professor in the School of Chemistry and Materials Science.
Governments and businesses around the world are re-evaluating their priorities as they work to ensure public health and economic security in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Is sustainability in the face of climate change among those priorities?
One of the most common methodologies for quantifying sustainability is life cycle assessment (LCA). It can give businesses, policymakers, and consumers valuable data for understanding the environmental impact of industrial processes and systems.
WROC-TV talks to Josh Goldowitz and Scott Wolcott, professors in the Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety, about their research on a cost-effective and sustainable option for wastewater treatment for breweries.
Wasted food is a solvable problem, which is why a group of eight restaurateurs in Rochester, New York, met in November 2019, launching a unique, restaurant-led initiative designed by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I).
RIT's Center for Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing (COE-ASM) performed a critical last-minute test of reusable surgical masks for Rochester Regional Health. They were made by New York State manufacturers that had pivoted their operations to help fight COVID-19.
A game design and development company, a mobile app that identifies resources for mental health support, software that monitors power line losses and line health, and a company developing an affordable wind turbine for building rooftops are the newest members of RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator.