Hook up in Rochester with a Sustainability Group

This week’s #STOTW   Cool Rochester (http://www.coolrochester.org/) A non-profit group made up of Rochester citizens working to fight against climate change   Genesee River Watch (http://geneseeriverwatch.org/) A local group working to restore the Genesee Water Basin to proper,… Read More

What is LEED?

This week’s #STOTW In case you were wondering what these plaques on some of the University’s newer buildings mean, or what people are talking about when they mention “LEED” standards…   What is LEED?   LEED stands for… Read More

What is a Sustainability Index?

This week’s #STOTW There are many different types of sustainable indexes. Many are used to determine how sustainable a company’s performance is, and then this is compared to other companies around the world.   For example, there is… Read More

Yes you can compost indoors

#STOTW Composting is a great way to reduce the amount of food waste that ends up in landfills while also creating fertile soil for gardening. When food scraps go to landfills, they take up space and release methane…. Read More

Do you have WaterSense?

WaterSense is an EPA sponsored program that promotes and certifies water efficient products, programs and practices. Water is the most essential resource on earth. Over 400 billion gallons of water are used each day in the U.S. for… Read More