University Ranks Second in National Recycling Competition

The University of Rochester scored second place nationally in the Waste Diversion category of the 2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge! The GameDay Recycling Challenge is a national collegiate football waste reduction competition administered by the College and University Recycling… Read More

Genesee Hall Achieves LEED Silver Certification

Genesee Hall, the newest residence hall on the River Campus, was recently awarded LEED Silver Certification. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, “LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building… Read More

Tips for a Happy Holiday Season

The holidays are upon us and University Facilities and Services would like to offer some tips to “keep it green” this season. From your search for the perfect give, to ways to conserve energy while you are away… Read More

A Successful E-Cycle Day 2017

The 10th annual E-Cycle Day event was held on Friday, November 10th in the Zone 3 South parking lot. Starting at 6:30 in the morning, University faculty and staff braved the first snow of the season to drop… Read More

Sustainability-Related Coursework Offered at the University

What do Rachel Carson, Edward O. Wilson, and Bill McKibben have in common? Each of these people has brought certain environmental issues to society’s attention.  However, their similarities are more than just their professional accomplishments. Each person studied… Read More