SMALL-SCALE WASTE REDUCTION PROJECTS

In effort to reduce the amount of waste associated with student move-in, many different University departments on campus have worked together to responsibly recycle or even donate items that would have otherwise been disposed of. These are small-scale… Read More

10 Reasons to shop at a thrift store

When most people go shopping, they don’t automatically think to look in a thrift store first. Many people want to buy brand new items that have never been used or worn before. However, if you are trying to… Read More

DIY Home Improvement Project with Repurposed Materials

Director of River Campus Facilities Operations Jeff Foster and Memorial Art Gallery Director of Facilities and Security Debbie Foster are a husband and wife duo with an eye for sustainability and style. When some high quality pallets were… Read More

Welcome Students!

There is a lot of life on campus now that students have returned and classes will begin in just a couple short days. Facilities Team Green really enjoyed welcoming the class of ’21 at the EXPO last week, giving away… Read More

Shred Fest 2017: Second Largest Event to Date

On Friday, July 21, the University of Rochester held its seventh annual Shred Fest for University employees. This event is hosted by University Facilities and Services and it provides employees an opportunity to securely destroy and recycle their… Read More