As part of the Office of Sustainability's Greening Move Out program last spring, we kicked off a new donation partnership with Grad Bag, an organization dedicated to finding new homes for unwanted, reusable products left behind by students at colleges and universities in the Northeast. In 2018 over 14,000 pounds of linens were collected, in addition to lamps, rugs, pillows, storage containers, fans, hangers and much more, providing dorm items to near
The University Surplus program serves as an important function to help conserve University resources, support sustainability efforts and safely dispose of electronics and other items.
Open to university personnel (faculty, staff and students) and the public - surplus has office supplies, furniture, electronics, etc. Items are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Each January the Office of Community and Regional Affairs conducts a clothing drive to benefit HomeFront's Suitably Dressed, Dress for Success, Isles, and Operation Fatherhood of Trenton, Mercer County organizations who collect gently used business attire for men and women.
The Princeton Environmental Film Festival is just over a month away, and the library is already gearing up with some excellent programming to compliment the screenings and discussions taking place.
They are excited to announce the first ever PEFF Trashion Show - a fashion show of original designs made from items that would otherwise have been discarded or recycled - on Saturday, March 28th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room. And Princeton-area students, we need you to help us make it spectacular.
When assigned the final project to create an "intervention on campus" in Architecture 204: Intro to Design Studio, Sandy Bole ‘16 and Julian Edgren ‘16 set high standards for themselves. Rather than relying on more readily available materials, the two sophomores spent a weekend collecting thousands of used plastic cups from four of Princeton's eating clubs for their project, which they fittingly named, "cUpcycle."
During an eight-week period in February and March, Princeton will be competing with more than 500 colleges and universities across the United States in Recyclemania, a friendly recycling tournament. From Feb. 5 through March 31, the EcoReps, who are leading the effort in collaboration with Building Services, will publicize Princeton's ranking in the Frist Campus Center compared with other schools.