Little Free Library Books

The University implemented its first Little Free Library in our Whipple Park community during the summer of 2014. Since then we have added three more. They are located in University Park, The Children’s School at URMC (pictured above), and in the… Read More

Yes you can compost indoors

#STOTW Composting is a great way to reduce the amount of food waste that ends up in landfills while also creating fertile soil for gardening. When food scraps go to landfills, they take up space and release methane…. Read More

Do you have WaterSense?

WaterSense is an EPA sponsored program that promotes and certifies water efficient products, programs and practices. Water is the most essential resource on earth. Over 400 billion gallons of water are used each day in the U.S. for… Read More

UR Student Poster Session

Dave Nelson, Manager of Horticulture and Grounds, and I were fortunate to have been invited to this year’s Student Poster Session for Professor Karen Berger’s Hydrology and Water Resources class on December 12. Unfortunately we were only able… Read More

6 Steps you can take to reduce food waste

This week’s Sustainability Tip of the Week #STOTW tells us how to reduce food waste.  According to National Geographic, 30% of the food we produce is never eaten and the average American family wastes more than 1,160 pounds… Read More