University IT Equipment Recovery Program


Electronics are made of various materials including metals, plastics, glass, and even chemicals which require extensive amounts of energy to mine and manufacture. Continuing advancements in technology renders our gadgets obsolete at a rate faster than ever. According… Read More

LED Lighting Upgrades Illuminate the University


University Facilities and Services is always looking for ways to make sustainable improvements. This past year, numerous LED retrofitting projects have been completed, replacing outdated lights with more sustainable ones, saving energy and money. LEDs, or light-emitting diodes,… Read More

Get Ready for Shred Fest 2016!


On Friday, July 22 University Facilities and Services is holding its sixth annual Shred Fest from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. With the help of Iron Mountain— a company specializing in secure document shredding– items such as bills,… Read More

Competing to Recycle: Eyeglasses Collection and RecycleMania Results


In support of National Eye Donor Month, University Facilities and Services partnered with the Lions Eye Bank at Rochester to hold a collection for eyeglasses during the month of March. Participants mailed in their unwanted prescription and nonprescription glasses,… Read More

Celebrate Earth Day 2016


As Earth Day 2016 approaches, the University of Rochester provides various opportunities for employees, faculty, and students alike to increase their environmental awareness. One way employees can contribute is by getting involved in the Green Reps program. Green… Read More