The University of Texas at El Paso hosted more than 250 professors, researchers, students and other enthusiasts of environmental sustainability from throughout the world at the 2019 Engineers for a Sustainable World Conference. Read the El Paso Herald-Post's coverage here.
On April 27, the Cornell University chapter of the Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) ran a free showcase at the garden. There, they installed 10 eco-friendly sustainable planters at the main entrance and within the garden. Read more here.
Cornell University chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) invited the Ithaca community to enjoy a day of outdoor fun at Ithaca Children’s Garden on Saturday, April 27. Read more here.
ESW at RIT, along with members of their student government got a head start on Earth Day by launching a waste awareness campaign.
On March 31, neighbours of Leonard Street in Victoria, BC welcomed the newest addition to their block: a shared emergency supply bench. Read more here.
Over 30 students from the Rochester Institute of Technology gathered together to construct a rainwater collection system at the First Market Farm, a community garden at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and First Street.
The students, all members of the RIT chapter of the Engineers for a Sustainable World, built a grid of troughs and pipes leading to a series of drums able to hold 930 gallons of rainwater. The idea of the water reserve system is to reduce reliance on city water as well reduce costs of pumping water to that location.
The Rochester Institute of Technology chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW), launched of the first rainwater collection and watering system for the gardening and greenhouse at the First Market Farm on Saturday.
The event featured the rainwater collection project, which is a designed and built irrigation system that holds a 930-gallon reserve of water for year-around access.
Given that many young people today are already so passionate about sustainability, how can we better engage them in this movement and empower them to contribute their unique perspectives and talents? How does engineering tie into this picture of sustainability, and how can engineers best apply their backgrounds and skillset to help us further advance our progress towards a healthier future?
Johanna Wagstaffe interviews members of Vancouver's Neighbour Lab, 2018 winners of the ESW Resilient CommUnity Design Challenge. Watch and listen here.
Brittany Joins Sustainable Nation to Discuss:
- The important role of engineers in solving the world's sustainability problems.
- Educating and engaging Millennials and Gen Z's around sustainability.
- The rise of sustainable engineering on campuses around the country.
- Advice and recommendations for sustainability professionals.