In 2015, with the help of a grant from the sustainability council, Professor Susanne Goetz (Textile/Surface Design) started a pilot project upcycling used screen print drop cloth into FIT tote bags.
Join us for the 9th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference taking place on Tuesday April 7, 2015 in the John Reeves Great Hall! View the full schedule here.
This year will feature keynote speaker Jon Bowermaster, a six-time grantee of the National Geographic Expeditions Council and an award-winning writer and filmmaker. Read his full bio here.
The conference is free and open to the public, but we ask that you register in advance.
Please connect with us on social media before and during the event! Hashtag your posts with #FitSustainability and #OurLand on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!
For more information on all the Sustainable Initiatives at FIT, please visit http://www.fitnyc.edu/sustainability.
Don’t forget to register for this year’s conference and share it with your friends!
A look at FIT’s Print and Mail Services Office, which utilizes sustainable techniques for printing campus publications.
FIT’s 8th Annual Sustainability Conference is almost here!
Please mark your calendars and join us Tuesday April 8 for one event or stay with us the whole day. Program details: fitnyc.edu/sustainability
The Sustainability Council will be giving away some great prizes the day of the conference, including two CITIbike yearly memberships and 30 stainless steel water bottles from S’well. Did you know in the US alone, an estimated 50 billion plastic bottles are dumped in landfill sites each year, and over 200 billion globally? Be part of the solution and learn more about what you & others can do to help the environment!
Professor Sandra Krasovec discusses sustainability at FIT, the Sustainability Conference, and the 8th Annual Sustainable Design and Business Conference.