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    It’s BYOB Week!

    This week take the challenge! From Citizens Committee for New York City: You’ve seen plastic bags blowing through traffic, stuck in trees and clogging our sewers. If you’ve had enough of the litter and waste, you’re on the… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    Happy September! I am so excited to be back in Rochester for my senior year and blogging for the Green Dandelion. I wanted to share an article that I read the other day, because I think that it… Read More

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    University of Rochester Named Tree Campus USA

    For the fourth year in a row, the University of Rochester has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The program recognizes college campuses that have made a commitment to effective urban forest… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    After an enjoyable- and green!- summer with Facilities & Services, it is time for me to say farewell! I am delighted to have had the opportunity to work with Amy and Fazeelah and to learn about how the… Read More

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    Welcome Back Students!

    August is always an exciting month here at UR’s Recycling office. The focus is on preparing for students to return to campus, or in the case of freshmen, move into campus for the very first time.  Each year we take the time… 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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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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