University of Rochester and Medline Partner to Reduce Waste in ORs


To keep an operating room (OR) running smoothly, doctors, nurses, staff and the facility must all work in unison. The hundreds of products used for each procedure must be immediately available with a high degree of reliability and… Read More

Rochester City School #23’s Sneaker Collection

Robin Eli dropping off the school's collection of sneakers.

Spring is an exciting time of year for recycling in the University setting. In the midst of RecycleMania, Earth Day, and then Move-out events, this year we also engaged in a partnership with a group of 5th and 6th graders who spearheaded… Read More

RecycleMania 2015 Results Are In


After the commencement of the 8-week long competition striving to reduce waste reduction and prompt recycling on school campuses across the country, RecycleMania results are finally in. Although these results are important, the competition also generated effects more… Read More

Year-end Donation Programs


Moving out? Do you have unwanted stuff in your dorm room that you want to get rid of? Don’t trash it; donate instead! The University offers two programs to get rid of your items in a responsible way. Please… Read More

March Eyeglasses Collection a Success

recycle recycling used glasses eyeglasses spectacles

We’ve done it again! Thanks to University of Rochester employees and students we collected 223 pairs of glasses during the month of March. The March collection was held in conjunction with the Recyclemania competition and National Eye Donor… Read More