GameDay Recycling Challenge Resuts

We did it again!! For the third year in a row, the University has maintained its status in running a true zero-waste event during the GameDay Recycling Challenge held during our homecoming football game. A tremendous THANK YOU… Read More

10 Ways to Lay Back and Relax

Looking for a way to lay back and relax? One of my favorite ways to relax is watching movies! Here are some of my top picks for movies related to sustainability. The True Cost – This documentary discusses… Read More


University Facilities and Services is pleased to announce Sherin George as the new Green Reps Program Coordinator. Green Reps are a team of University of Rochester employees from many different departments who care about workplace sustainability. They act… Read More

Student’s Corner

For my next article on sustainable European cities, I turn my attention to Zurich, Switzerland. Not just because I’m craving some Swiss chocolate, but because they were voted the world’s most sustainable city by a Dutch building consultant… Read More

The Sixth Extinction

  Throughout history there have been five major extinctions. An extinction is a widespread and rapid decrease in the biodiversity on earth. In most cases, these extinction events resulted in the loss of more than 70% of all… Read More