Princeton Sustainability Committee Year-in-Review

May 20, 2020

During the 2019-2020 academic year, the Princeton Sustainability Committee took a deep dive into each action area of the Sustainability Action Plan. Each month featured a guest presenter, video and discussion.

October 2019

man presenting in front of full classroom

Action Area: Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Net Zero 

The first committee meeting was presented in a Town Hall format.

Presenters: Ted Borer, Director of the University's Energy Plant, and Tom Nyquist, Executive Director, Engineering and Campus Energy

Daily Princetonian Article

Video

November 2019

Action Area: Reduce Water Usage

Presenter: Ted Borer, Director of the University's Energy Plant

Video

December 2019

Action Area: Increase Area Under Enhanced Stormwater Management

Presenter: Sean Gallagher, Director, Civil Engineering

Video

February 2020

Action Area: Design and Develop Responsibly

Presenter: Ron McCoy, University Architect

Video

April 2020

Action Area: Cultivate Healthy and Resilient Habitats

Presenter: Shana Weber, Director, Office of Sustainability

Video

May 2020

Action Area: Reduce Waste and Expand Sustainable Purchasing

Presenter: Zack Stein, Senior Buyer, Procurement Services

Thank you to our co-chair Forrest Meggers, Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.

Presentations are available by request. Please email sustain@princeton.edu for more information.