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    Green Lifestyles for Kids

    Teaching children sustainable practices from a young age is important so that as a generation, they grow to value and take care of the environment around them. So what are some of the ways in which childhood can… Read More

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    Tree Planting To Take Place On Earth Day And Arbor Day

    In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day the Horticulture and Grounds Department will help two student organizations host a tree planting. Grassroots hosted a tree planting on April 18, 2014 as part of their annual Earth Day celebration…. Read More

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    Indicators of Sustainability action

    Sustainable Measures is a firm that consults to sustainable organizations using effective indicators to measure the organization’s development and progress.

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    Earth Day Festivities – Out and About in Rochester

    Earth Day is an annual event that takes place every year on April 22, to help celebrate and support our environment. Each year there are many events held in and around Rochster with fun filled activites, and this year… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    In terms of skin care and makeup, using natural products can help you feel healthy and invigorated. One brand that focuses on sustainability and using natural ingredients is Kiss My Face. The company was founded 30 years ago by… Read More

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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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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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2012 Milestones

Each year the University of Rochester updates its Sustainability Milestones. The greening of the Closeline Arts Festival is one of the accomplishments. 2012 includes accomplishments in the areas of Computing, Ecology, Energy, Hazardous Materials LEED, Power Plant, Purchasing, and… Read More

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