• Biking in Bornholm, Denmark

    Student’s Corner

    This past semester, I studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark and one of the biggest takeaways for me was the convenience of biking. That’s right- riding a regular, old, 3-speed bike everywhere. Granted, I was living in the center… Read More

  • Summertime is a lovely time to attend a curriculum development workshop

    Finger Lakes Project Sustainability Curriculum Development Workshop  “Designing Transformative Sustainability Learning Experiences”   Thursday, July 14 – Friday, July 15, 2016 Wells College, Aurora NY 13026   Developing 21st century leaders who understand their roles and responsibilities as… Read More

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    Move-out Cleanout Results In!

    For the sixth year in a row University Facilities and Services organized the annual Move-out Cleanout program to collect unwanted food and clothing from students at move-out time. This year, a grand total of 17,429 pounds of clothing… Read More

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    Students’ Corner

    This is the last post I will write as a member of Facilities Team Green, and I wanted to use it to reflect on my time as a member of the team and to pass along some advice…. Read More

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    University Recognized as STARS Silver Institution

    The University has been recognized as a STARS Silver Institution by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Across six continents, over 650 institutions participate in the AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System… Read More

University Facilities and Services Mission

To create and manage a physical environment that promotes academics, student life, healthcare, research, and public service at the University of Rochester through our core values of teamwork, trust, integrity, professionalism and quality.

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2015 Milestones

Each year the University of Rochester updates its Sustainability Milestones which include accomplishments in the areas of Recycling and Waste Reduction, Ecology, Energy, Hazardous Materials, Construction, Power Plant, Purchasing, and many more. The 2015 Milestones are coming soon. In 2014… the University was… Read More

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The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Rochester with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly University (BFUSM) award, joining more than 100 visionary colleges and universities from across the country. With the announcement of 49 new and renewing… Read More

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Toner Cartridge Recycling

How to recycle ink jet and toner cartridges – You can mail ink jet and toner cartridges to University Mail Services. Please place in original or replacement packaging and mail to PO Box 270001. On River Campus, you… Read More

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