Recycle Your Sneakers

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New Year’s resolution got you putting some extra wear and tear on your sneakers??? Before you toss that overly-worn pair in the garbage, consider recycling them instead. Yes that’s right, you can actually recycle your shoes. If you’re in… Read More

The Technical Titans Take On Trash Trek

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This year’s First Lego League Trash Trek Challenge charged students to come up with a solution to a waste management problem.  A few months back, I had the pleasure of visiting the Technical Titans team of Willink Middle… Read More

Tips for a “Greener” Holiday

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The holidays can be a great time to relax, spend time with friends and family, exchange gifts, and share delicious food. However, the days leading up to the holidays can be hectic and stressful. Making sustainable choices during… Read More

Volume up Significantly at E-Cycle Day 2015


On Friday, October 30th University Facilities and Services held its 8th annual E-Cycle Day. The day began bright and early at 6:30 a.m. and ran until 1:00 p.m. University faculty, students and staff lined up in Park Lot… Read More

New Life Cycle Analysis on Recycled Content Paper


The following post was made by Rochester NY native, Susan Kinsella of Conservatree:   People often ask me if recycled paper is really that much better for the planet than paper without recycled content. New Leaf Paper released a new… Read More