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

Student’s Corner

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Happy September! I am so excited to be back in Rochester for my senior year and blogging for the Green Dandelion. I wanted to share an article that I read the other day, because I think that it… Read More

University of Rochester Named Tree Campus USA

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For the fourth year in a row, the University of Rochester has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The program recognizes college campuses that have made a commitment to effective urban forest… Read More

Student’s Corner


After an enjoyable- and green!- summer with Facilities & Services, it is time for me to say farewell! I am delighted to have had the opportunity to work with Amy and Fazeelah and to learn about how the… Read More

Welcome Back Students!


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