Our feature this week is NJIT Hindu Yuva. Hindu Yuva are a new club on campus dedicated to promoting Hindu values and traditions. This semester alone, they have hosted two events with a nod to sustainability.
By Akin Aguda
and By Shanee Halevi
Taking an environmental stand at NJIT is not hard; Here are little steps you can take to become friendlier!
One of the easiest approaches to leading a life that directly benefits the environment involves taking action to minimize waste and reduce our contributions to land and water pollution. On campus, there are a few things we can do to be more sustainable. A good start is to know, understand and follow the hierarchy of sustainability: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle, commonly referred to as the 3Rs.
By Shanee Halevi
Contrary to popular belief, NJIT does recycle. These efforts are led by Charlie Nieves, the Director of Building Services, and Henry Rzemieniewski, the Manager of Custodial Services. It is their job to take waste that is generated on campus each day to a facility a few blocks from campus, at 125 Newark Street.
Our motivation, goals, and ideas
NJIT Green is a student lead sustainability initiative on campus. For those who aren’t familiar with sustainability, it is not a synonym for environmentalism. In the context of human development, sustainability means: