How to calculate your impact on the environment


#URSustainable knows, the first step in living a more sustainable life is knowing how your behaviors and actions impact the environment. These four calculators can help you identify how your everyday choices contribute to carbon emissions and global… Read More

New Life for Tennis Balls

verona street pup

Last week we were able to donate some of our used tennis balls from the Goergen Athletic Center (GAC) to be enjoyed by the animals at the Verona Street Animal Hospital. The result, as you can see pictured above, is… Read More

Student’s Corner


If you’re like me, you like to have a soundtrack for just about everything. My Spotify is full of different playlists; whether it’s for working out or studying, I’ve got it covered. I think that music has the… Read More

Does Online Shopping reduce my Carbon Footprint?


This week’s Sustainability Tip of the Week #STOTW discusses the impact online shopping has on carbon footprint. Over the past decade, the popularity of online shopping has grown exponentially. Almost every major store in the United States has… Read More

Bicycle Programs Pedaling to a Sustainable Future

City Cycles

The University of Rochester encourages bicycling through UR Connections as an alternative option for transportation. UR Connections is the University’s campaign to promote the use of transportation alternatives that assist in reducing commuting costs for employees, reducing campus congestion, and… Read More