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    How to extend your smartphone battery life

    Every night, I have to plug in my iPhone to charge it. If I don’t, I’ll wake up to a phone that will only get me through about an hour of the day, and then I’m stranded with… Read More

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    Summer 2016 Sustainability Research Internships Announced

    The College is again sponsoring sustainability-related summer internships for students enrolled in undergraduate programs in the College. The purpose of these internships is to provide UR students with opportunities to contribute to faculty sustainability research and course development… Read More

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    RecycleMania 2016 Begins

    For the seventh year in a row, the University will again partake in RecycleMania, a competition in which colleges and universities come together to promote the importance of recycling. RecycleMania originally emerged when a preexisting sports rivalry prompted… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    Everyone knows that smoking kills, yet smoking is still painfully present on the University of Rochester campus. While the University has a ban on smoking within 30 feet from building entrances, this policy is rarely followed and is… Read More

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    Go Green with an E Card

    Are you sick of having to buy paper cards for every occasion? Birthdays, graduations, weddings, baby showers, holidays, thank you notes… With each event, you have to buy a new card that will be looked at for a… 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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