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    March Eyglasses Collection a Success

    We’ve done it again! Thanks to University of Rochester employees and students we collected 223 pairs of glasses during the month of March. The March collection was held in conjunction with the Recyclemania competition and National Eye Donor… Read More

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    Go Green this Earth Day

    In celebration of Earth Day, the University of Rochester offers multiple ways to pay tribute to the environment. Employees, faculty, and students alike are invited to get involved in order to help support the University community’s dedication to… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    A small village in Spain celebrated the first Arbor Day in the world during the early 1800s and it’s evolved to be a tradition to celebrate Arbor Day on the last Friday of April every since. This year,… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    Although it is not a recent discovery, California’s 4 year drought has been in the news in the past week because there was an announcement that the state will be out of water in a year. There have been… Read More

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    Air Conditioning

    This infographic is provided by guest blogger, Nancy White: how to maximize the operation of your air conditioner.

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The University is a Tree Campus USA for the fourth year in a row, the Arbor Day Foundation has announced. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest… Read More

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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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2013 Milestones

Each year the University of Rochester updates its Sustainability Milestones. The modernization of the Central Utilities chillers is one of the accomplishments. 2013 includes accomplishments in the areas of Computing, Ecology, Energy, Hazardous Materials LEED, Power Plant, Purchasing, and… Read More

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