Go Green this Earth Day


In celebration of Earth Day, the University of Rochester offers multiple ways to pay tribute to the environment. Employees, faculty, and students alike are invited to get involved in order to help support the University community’s dedication to… Read More

New “Green Confessions” Video


The Facilities Team Green student interns have feverishly worked on many projects this academic year, including RecycleMania, and now Earth Day is just around the corner. One of the group’s latest creations is a video titled Green Confessions.  In this video the… Read More

Steam Green: Cogen Plant a Sustainable Alternative


These past few months, undoubtedly, many have sought warmth and relief from the outside air within the University of Rochester campus buildings. Many years ago, the University heated those buildings on campus by burning coal and distributing steam…. Read More

Teamwork Becomes “Greenwork” in an Office Cleanout

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Teamwork is used globally as a strategy for completing tasks. In the business world, it is said to improve companies by boosting morale, increasing efficiency, creating innovation, and providing flexibility. In early February, a professor and researcher retired… Read More

Little Free Library 2: Fulfilling UN Goals Locally


“People are at the center of sustainable development,” states the UN General Assembly in their 2014 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). For a society to be truly sustainable, it must also be “just, equitable and inclusive.”  Thus, sustainable efforts… Read More