Exploring The Genesee Riverway Trail


The Genesee Riverway Trail, which runs through the River Campus, serves as a popular path for joggers, walkers, and bikers alike from the University and greater Rochester community. During the winter season, snow remains on the trail during to allow… Read More

Enhancing Sustainability at the University of Rochester


There have been several recent developments in the world of sustainability at the University, from having a formal sustainability coordinator, to the University Council on Sustainability working towards setting a carbon reduction goal in alignment with a Student Association… Read More

The Green Dandelion Reaches 1,000 Articles


The Green Dandelion—the University of Rochester sustainability blog—has reached a milestone 1,000 articles! The blog serves as a forum for discussion and communication of sustainability on all of the University of Rochester’s campuses and beyond. The Green Dandelion… Read More

Shred Fest 2016 Marks its Second Largest Shredding Event!


On Friday, July 22, from 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., University of Rochester employees flocked to Park Lot to participate in the sixth annual Shred Fest – an event hosted by University Facilities and Services that provides employees… Read More

Local Landfills: Where Does Your Garbage Go?


Have you ever stopped to think about where all of your waste ends up? In 2009, the EPA reported there were approximately 1,908 municipal solid waste landfills in the continental United States all managed by the states where… Read More