“How Low Can We Go” Initiative

Friends, schools, businesses, and towns, globally, are taking fossil fuel use as low as we can go on November 30, 2015, to show support for the United Nations Climate Change Conference convening in Paris, France, where representatives from 195… Read More

Student’s Corner

Zipcar vehicle in Boston, MA

My friend recently got a Zipcar account, and on Wednesday night she took me and three other friends on a late night run to get wings. Needless to say, after facing the harsh reality of leaving my own… Read More

Student’s Corner


Get excited, humans of Rochester, the UR Fall shuttle schedule starts this week! Take advantage of your university affiliation and travel the city in sustainable style. Hop on a UR shuttle and see some of the awesome places… Read More

Student’s Corner

Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois

I suppose I should introduce myself before I get started. My name is Mariah and I am the new Sustainability Writing and Marketing Summer Intern for Facilities Team Green (it’s a mouthful). I just finished my first year… Read More

University Transportation Alternatives through UR Connections


According to a recent report from the EPA, transportation composed 28% of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by economic sector in 2012. Passenger cars specifically are one of the biggest contributors to this pollution. On October 21,… Read More