WPI Marks Installation of First Electric Vehicle Charging Station

May 8, 2012

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WPI Marks Installation of First Electric Vehicle Charging Station

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Just a day after WPI was named one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible “Green Colleges” by The Princeton Review, the university marked another milestone on April 18, with the formal unveiling of its first electric vehicle charging station next to Goddard Hall. The WPI charging station is part of a grant awarded to the […]

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March 25, 2013

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Kathy Loftus ’86 to Speak at WPI

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WPI Sustainability Speaker April 22, 2013 noon-1 pm in Salisbury Labs, Room 104 A Holistic Approach to Sustainability in Business and Our Communities As the Global Leader of Sustainability Engineering and Energy Management of Whole Foods, Inc., and as Worcester Polytechnic Institute alumnus, Kathy is a recognized leader in the field of sustainability. Kathy will […]

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May 8, 2012

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WPI Wins $1000 in Nationwide Recyclemania Competition

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Recyclemania 2012 has concluded and WPI wrapped up its 4th year of participation. This year’s competition included 605 Universities and Colleges from across the country.  By the numbers WPI did not perform as well as last year, but final results do not necessarily reflect the progress made within our campus community.  Please see the attached […]

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May 8, 2012

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WPI Rated Environmentally Responsible Green College

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Princeton Review Cites WPI’s LEED-Certified Buildings, Sustainability Efforts Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) was named one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible “green colleges” in a guidebook released this week by The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), released the third annual […]

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May 8, 2012

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2012 Earth Day Presentation

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Bill Spratt, Director of Facilities Operations at WPI will speak on  “Practical Energy Solutions” Monday, April 23, 2012, noon – 1 pm Salisbury Labs Room 104 This presentation will explore the practical applications of energy management through auditing, behavior management, and retro-commissioning.  The audience will acquire a basic understanding of auditing techniques, energy usage, and […]

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May 8, 2012

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Congratulations to the winners of the 4th Annual Sustainability Project Competition

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Graduate Project Winner: Haiyang Zou: Development of a Recycling Process for Li-Ion Batteries Advisors: Yang Wang, Diran Apelian   Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Project Winner: Deborah Silva, Jennifer Henriquez, Joseph Szafarowicz: Green Communities Act:  Town of Charlton Advisor: Kent Rissmiller   Undergraduate Technological Project Winner: Nathan McNeff, Andrew Boucher, Michael Ducey: Synthesis of Silicate BASED Lithium-Ion Battery […]

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April 10, 2012

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4th Annual Sustainability Project Competition

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4TH Annual Sustainability Project Competition, Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 2 – 4 pm, Gordon Library 3RD Floor. Please join us at the 4th Annual Sustainability Project Competition to view sustainability-themed projects submitted by members of our student community.  Prizes will be awarded for winning interdisciplinary and technological projects for first year, undergraduate, and graduate students. […]

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