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    Student’s Corner

    Today I want to address something that has been bugging me since I came back from studying abroad in Denmark. Why aren’t we doing more to stop climate change? Most people I know would admit that climate change… Read More

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    Green Reps Success Story

    Christine Brower, from URMC’s Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, is one of the University of Rochester’s Green Reps.  Green Reps act as advocates, teachers, and liaisons of sustainability on a departmental level. Often the small changes made… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    Melting glaciers, floods, and a whole lot of climate change denial; headlines you’re bound to come across every week, on just about every major news platform there is. Somewhat numb to these particular stories (due to their excessive frequency), I kept on browsing for something… Read More

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    Furniture Reclamation on the River Campus

    As the University of Rochester strives to promote sustainability—reducing, reusing, and recycling whenever possible is a priority. Paul Spaulding, the senior operations officer for the Colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering has gone above and beyond to make… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    One of my favorite things about summer in Rochester are the local Farmer’s Markets. With the weather being nice and the lack of classes, I really don’t have an excuse not to go each Saturday morning. My farmer’s… 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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