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!


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!


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


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


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