University Scoring Big in Recycling Competitions

The GameDay Recycling Challenge is a nationwide competition among universities to reduce and recycle the waste generated at home football games. This season, the University of Rochester placed fourth in the country, with a waste diversion rate of… Read More

University Hires Green Reps Program Coordinator

Green Reps are employees from all areas across the University of Rochester who care about workplace sustainability. The Green Reps act as sustainability advocates, teachers, and liaisons in their department. The Green Reps program was created by a… Read More

Where Does our Water Come From?

Have you ever wondered where the University of Rochester gets its drinking water from? The answer is Hemlock Lake.  Hemlock Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, is located just south of Rochester. Most of the county gets its… Read More

Green Tips for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is generally characterized by spending time with friends and family, sharing delicious meals, and exchanging gifts. However, in America, with the holidays also comes a huge spike in spending and consumption. The pressure of great… Read More

E-Cycle Day 2016 Results

On Friday, November 11, a section of Zone 3 South lot (formerly Park Lot) was piled high with electronics for the 9th annual E-Cycle Day. From 6:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., University faculty, staff, and students lined up… Read More