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

Get Ready for RecycleMania 2015!


With the onset of a new year, many people make efforts to better themselves and their communities. The start of the RecycleMania competition offers University of Rochester members a chance to kick off the year on the right… Read More

University Scores Big in the GameDay Challenge


During Meliora Weekend this past fall, the University of Rochester participated in the GameDay Recycling Challenge, where college campuses across the country compete to reduce as much waste as possible during home football games. As a part of… Read More