Furniture Reclamation on the River Campus

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As the University of Rochester strives to promote sustainability—reducing, reusing, and recycling whenever possible is a priority. Paul Spaulding, the senior operations officer for the Colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering has gone above and beyond to make… Read More

Get Ready for Shred Fest 2016!

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On Friday, July 22 University Facilities and Services is holding its sixth annual Shred Fest from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. With the help of Iron Mountain— a company specializing in secure document shredding– items such as bills,… Read More

Move-out Cleanout Results In!

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For the sixth year in a row University Facilities and Services organized the annual Move-out Cleanout program to collect unwanted food and clothing from students at move-out time. This year, a grand total of 17,429 pounds of clothing… Read More

University Recognized as STARS Silver Institution

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The University has been recognized as a STARS Silver Institution by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Across six continents, over 650 institutions participate in the AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System… Read More

Applications Open for Young Investigator Scholarship

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The CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship awards a $2,500 scholarship to encourage college-level compost research projects. In this way, we recruit tomorrow’s generation of industry experts and researchers! WHO SHOULD APPLY: College students with projects about the compost process, the application… Read More