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  • Eco-Friendly Holidays: A Festive Checklist by ITMO.GREEN

    The winter holidays are a great time to do all the things you’ve been putting off, take a trip, spend time with loved ones, or simply chill out. But how do you do it while keeping your carbon footprint to the minimum? ITMO.NEWS and Ekaterina Kukhtenko, the head of the student club ITMO.GREEN, have prepared a checklist to help you plan your winter holidays and make them more eco-conscious.


  • ITMO.GREEN Club Holds Online Ecohabits Camp

    Ecohabits, an international eco-friendly camp, took place online on August 3-7. It was organized by ITMO.GREEN and SFERA. Read on to find out how it went.


  • ITMO University Students on Mapping Wildfires for Greenpeace

    In April 2020, Greenpeace Russia announced a project on wildfire prevention. The organization invited volunteers to participate in mapping of affected areas with the help of satellite imagery. One of the goals of this project is to create a neural network able to predict future fires and measure their area via satellite images. More than 300 people participated, as during self-isolation it’s one of the few available ways to help eco-activists. Anastasia Elnikova, a member of the ITMO.GREEN club and Ksenia Belkina, its head, discussed the project and shared what kind of results they expect.


  • First ITMO Ecohack Participants Create Automatic Waste Sorting System

    ITMO University has recently hosted its first environmental hackathon. The contest, co-organized by the ITMO.GREEN eco-club and ITMO Case Club, took place at Business Incubator Ingria. The participants had to come up with a way to automatize paper waste collection at ITMO University. Read on to learn more about the outcome of this hackathon and the prospects of the project. 


  • ITMO.GREEN: Students Doing Their Best to Save the World

    It's up to us to be the change we want to see in the world. The university's eco-club ITMO.GREEN brings together like-minded people who live the reduce-reuse-recycle mantra and are bringing about real, tangible good. You, too, can participate.


  • ITMO University to Participate in a New Program for the Development of Student Volunteering

    According to the statistics, the average age of a volunteer in Russia amounts to 22-27 years old. The development of the volunteering movement at universities and vocational education institutions is becoming one of the priority tasks for the nearest future. As set forth in the national project “Education”, the number of student volunteers will have reached 2.8 million by 2020 and 8.8 million by 2024. To help educational organizations in this endeavor, in April of 2019 the Association of Volunteer Centers (AVC) launched the program “Our People”. ITMO University joined the list of the participants.