March Eyeglasses Collection


In conjunction with the Recyclemania competition and National Eye Donor Month, University Facilities and Services will be collecting eyeglasses through the month of March to be recycled. This month, you can mail your unwanted glasses to: University Mail Services at… Read More

Teamwork Becomes “Greenwork” in an Office Cleanout

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Teamwork is used globally as a strategy for completing tasks. In the business world, it is said to improve companies by boosting morale, increasing efficiency, creating innovation, and providing flexibility. In early February, a professor and researcher retired… Read More

Student’s Corner


Last week, there was an article in the Opinions section of the Campus Times regarding EcoReps’ Kickoff Party for Recyclemania with suggestions Facilities and students “can take to further reduce the University’s footprint”. While I think the suggestions are with… Read More

Sustainability Summer Internships Open to U of R Students

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If you are a University of Rochester student, looking for something meaningful to do this summer that will also add great experience pertaining to sustainability to your resume, you have to check these internships out. The application period… Read More

EPA Recognizes University for Waste-reducing Efforts

Written by Sara Miller (From The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the University of Rochester for its success in its national WasteWise program. The WasteWise program helps organizations and businesses apply sustainable materials management practices… Read More