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    Student’s Corner

    Today I’m going to talk (or rant, rather) about my biggest pet peeve. I see it happen on campus all of the time and it drives me insane. It also happens to be pretty careless in terms of… Read More

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    Travel tips

    There are eco-resorts scattered across the globe. For instance, Alaska, Bermuda, Australia, Turkey, and Madagascar all boast sustainable resorts for your next getaway.

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    Recycling Updates for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

    As a fresh academic year begins at the University of Rochester, there are some new changes regarding recycling on campus. This past summer, some overall improvements were made as a result of a research project that was conducted,… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    Get excited, humans of Rochester, the UR Fall shuttle schedule starts this week! Take advantage of your university affiliation and travel the city in sustainable style. Hop on a UR shuttle and see some of the awesome places… Read More

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    There are several reasons why biofuel is viewed as a sustainable energy source. First, it is renewable – crops can be planted anew each season and used to produce energy. Second, biofuels produce less carbon dioxide than fossil fuels, which decreases greenhouse gas emissions.

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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(Pictured Above from left to right: Patricia Beaumont, Director of Support Operations, Glenn Smith, President of APPA, and Fazeelah Chappell, Acting Recycling Coordinator)   On July 24, 2014, the University of Rochester was awarded the prestigious APPA 2014 Sustainability… 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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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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