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    My top 5 picks for Eco-Fiction Books

    We recently posted a list of some great non-fiction books focused on global warming. To add to your summer reading list, here are a few critically acclaimed fiction novels about climate change and its affects on our planet…. Read More

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    The Green Dandelion Reaches 1,000 Articles

    The Green Dandelion—the University of Rochester sustainability blog—has reached a milestone 1,000 articles! The blog serves as a forum for discussion and communication of sustainability on all of the University of Rochester’s campuses and beyond. The Green Dandelion… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    Keeping up with current events isn’t always easy. And finding reliable information these days is even harder. So here is a list of my favorite places to find the most updated and accurate information about what is going… Read More

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    Non-Fiction Global Warming Books

    Reading is a great pastime and one of the best ways to stay informed about current environmental issues. These critically acclaimed books address what global warming is, why it is happening, and what the consequences will be.  … Read More

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    LEED Green Associate Training Coming to UR Soon

    LEED Green Associate (GA) Training When: September 11th 2016 – 1:00 PM to 5:00PM Where: University of Rochester – Dewey – Room TBA – https://goo.gl/maps/6gQiUKEm1q12 Registration: http://leadinggreen.com/rochester   Interested in getting involved in the Green Building Industry? Opportunities are plentiful in the field… 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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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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