In the News

SU-EFC in the News 11/7/18 – “Recycling’s Costs Expected to Grow as Demand for Materials Eases” – SU-EFC staff members helped organize and promote the NYSAR³ 29th Annual Recycling Conference, which was covered by the Times Union. 2/7/18 – “NY Sea Grant, DEC award $200,000 to Great Lakes Projects” – The Environmental Finance Center at Syracuse University received $25,000 to create community and watershed resiliency through training and technical assistance. 2/13/18 – “Trump Proposes 90 Percent Cut to Great Lakes Cleanup Program” – Associate Director, Khris Dodson, quoted on about proposed budget cuts to Great Lakes cleanup 3/8/17 “Proposed Trump cuts to EPA could harm Great Lakes, researchers say” – EFC Associate Director, Khristopher Dodson, tells how cuts to EPA funding could harm the Great Lakes.

Montclair, New Jersey Patch 12/16/16 – “30 Ways New Jersey Can Improve Its Water Infrastructure In 2017” – The role the Syracuse University Finance Center can play in improving New Jersey’s water infrastructure through assistance in the management of water infrastructure is highlighted in this article.

New York State Association of Conservation Commissions eNews Spring 2015 –  “Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center: Advancing Sustainable Communities”

Textile Recovery Campaign Publicity 10/14 – Clothes the Loop NY is NYSAR3’s statewide effort to educate New Yorkers about the reuse/recyclability of textiles and reduce textile waste. The campaign was one result of a NYSAR3-sponsored Statewide Stakeholder Summit facilitated by SU-EFC on April 10 in Syracuse. The SU-EFC continues to be a major collaborator.
          “Old textiles helping ‘Clothes the Loop” 11/13/14 Albany Times Union
          – “Herkimer Telegram” 11/7/14 The Telegram
          – “Used Clothing Produces Tremendous Waste” 11/12/14 Jamestown Post Journal
          – “The 17th Annual America Recycles Day” 11/14/14 Rome Sentinel
          – “Got a Pile of Old Clothes You No Longer Wear?” 11/6/14 Syracuse Post Standard
          – “DANC’s north country regional landfill joins effort to reuse, recycle textiles” 11/11/14 Watertown Daily Times 10/21/13 –  “Top EPA Official in Syracuse to announce national drive for green infrastructure” – The EPA press announcement made at the Community Summit on Green Infrastructure hosted by Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center, Onondaga County, and the City of Syracuse is featured.

Virgin Islands Daily News 12/8/12 “Recyling meeting scheduled for Monday” – The work that Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center is doing to facilitate the Virgin Islands Recycling Partnership and to support sustainable practices in materials management is highlighted.

Sustainable City Network 12/6/12 Environmental Grants for Syracuse and Onondaga Environmental Institute” – Talks about the  “Generating a Replicable Environmental Education Network” project implemented by the EFC in Puerto Rico.

Syracuse University News 11/28/12“SU continues to assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy” – Reports on the continued involvement of Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center and Executive Director Mark Lichtenstein in NYC working on debris management in the wake of Hurricane Sandy

Syracuse University News 11/8/12“SU Plays Key Role in Sandy Clean-Up”  – Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center Executive Director Mark Lichtenstein is featured highlighting the work of SU-EFC in helping organize clean-up of NYC areas affected by Hurrican Sandy

Oneida Dispatch 2/24/12 – “Shades of Green expo touts green living, energy efficiency

Oswego County Today 3/10/11 – “Legislature Chair Presents 2011 State Of The County Address” – Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center is highlighted as a partner with Oswego County’s “Green Team.”

Virgin Islands Daily News 3/5/11“EPA celebrates 40th anniversary by getting Virgin Islanders to talk Air quality” – Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center Executive Director Mark Lichtenstein discusses the EFC’s project V.I. Recycling Partnership to promote reduce-reuse theory in the Virgin Islands

St. Croix Source 3/3/11 – “Local, Federal Officials Discuss Future of VI Recycling” – Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center PI Mark Lichtenstein is featured in this article about his work in the US Virgin Islands.

WSYR9 1/26/11 – “Eat Seasonally in CNY” – Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center staff member Melissa Young was featured on “Bridge Street,” discussing the importance of eating seasonally and locally

Syracuse New Times 1/19/11 – “Green Means Go” – Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center staff member Khris Dodson is quoted discussing the dangers of greenwashing.

YWCA Newsletter January 2011 – “Girls Get Hands-on Ideas About Career Choices” – Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center staff Melissa Young and Mandy Westerdahl’s work with Girls, Inc. is highlighted.