It’s BYOB Week!

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This week take the challenge! From Citizens Committee for New York City: You’ve seen plastic bags blowing through traffic, stuck in trees and clogging our sewers. If you’ve had enough of the litter and waste, you’re on the… Read More

Welcome Back Students!

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August is always an exciting month here at UR’s Recycling office. The focus is on preparing for students to return to campus, or in the case of freshmen, move into campus for the very first time.  Each year we take the time… Read More

Shred Fest 2014 – Our Most Successful One Yet!

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On Friday, July 25th, hundreds came to Park Lot to participate in the fourth annual Shred Fest – University Facilities and Services’ secure paper shredding event. Shred Fest offers all University employees and students the opportunity to get… Read More

A Fond Farwell…

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Hello All … It is with sadness that I announce I will be leaving University Facilities and Services, yet with joy that I announce I will be starting a new chapter with Residential Life. My time here has… Read More

New Eyeglasses Recycling Pilot Program at UR

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Did you know that you can recycle your old unwanted prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, reading glasses, and frames? The Recycling Office, part of University Facilities and Services at the University of Rochester, is currently working together with… Read More