2016 Waste Diversion Report

Last week the University of Rochester 2016 Waste Diversion Report was presented to the Waste Minimization Steering Committee. The report includes all materials recycled, reused, or otherwise diverted from the landfill as well as all materials landfilled and… Read More

March Eyeglasses Collection and Competition

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… Read More

Memorial Art Gallery Lighting Updates

University Facilities and Services is always looking for ways to make sustainable improvements. In recent years, multiple LED retrofitting projects have been completed across many of the University of Rochester campuses, including at the Medical Center, the Central… Read More

Student’s Corner

Since we are headed towards the midpoint of February, the month of love, let’s talk about just that – love. Love can be a messy business, so how can we keep things both green and clean? Contraceptives are… Read More

What is WWOOFing?

Sustainability Tip of the Week #STOW – WWOOFing Want to live and learn on organic farms worldwide? Want to share your life with other like-minded people? Then maybe you should try WWOOFing! The World Wide Opportunities on Organic… Read More