RecycleMania Results In

For over a decade the University has participated in the nation-wide competition known as RecycleMania. So what is all the “mania” about and how did we do? Starting at the beginning, RecycleMania is a nationwide competition in which… Read More

Hutchison Hall Sustainability Committee

David Goldfarb, professor of biology, has worked in Hutchinson Hall since 1988. Throughout his tenure, the topic of energy conservation within the building has remained consistent. Given the building’s large size and age, along with a growing awareness… Read More

Campus Post Office Reuse and Recycling

In our ongoing venture to reduce waste on campus, the Campus Mail Center (CMC) collects packaging material for reuse in the Package Reuse Station. Here, customers have access to free bubble wrap, packing peanuts, cardboard and other materials to get… Read More

Facilities Team Green is Hiring

Facilities Team Green is seeking to fill the position of Sustainability Marketing/Writing Intern for the summer (20 hours/week) as well as the academic year beginning next fall (average 10 hours/week). Current University of Rochester students who would like… Read More

2016 Waste Diversion Report

Last week the University of Rochester 2016 Waste Diversion Report was presented to the Waste Minimization Steering Committee. The report includes all materials recycled, reused, or otherwise diverted from the landfill as well as all materials landfilled and… Read More