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

RecycleMania is Coming Soon!

Students are back on campus and classes are about to begin for the Spring 2017 Semester! The onset of each spring semester (or winter as we call it in Rochester), marks the upcoming onset of the annual RecycleMania competition… Read More

Student’s Corner

I’m sure you’ve heard the quote “new year, new me” before, right? With the start of the new year, people often have goals to do better and to be better version of themselves. As a result, revamping the… 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

Where Does our Water Come From?

Have you ever wondered where the University of Rochester gets its drinking water from? The answer is Hemlock Lake.  Hemlock Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, is located just south of Rochester. Most of the county gets its… Read More