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    Upcycle furniture – clothing – art

    Throwing away used items such as plastic and glass bottles might be the easiest thing to do however, it’s certainly not the most economical. Common household trash can be creatively repurposed into useful household items that would not… Read More

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    The University of Rochester will compete against colleges and universities across the nation, in this year’s GameDay Recycling Challenge, a waste reduction and recycling competition. The competition will take place during our homecoming game vs. the Saint Lawrence Saints… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    The first Presidential debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton will air on Monday 9/26 at 9 p.m.. The debate can be watched on most major news networks including ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS,… Read More

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    Healthy, Sustainable Schools and Campuses Webinar

    Administrators and facility managers are constantly looking for ways to create healthy sustainable environments. Topics covered will include sustainability issues such as green cleaning, recycling, healthy buildings and landscapes, STARS and LEED criteria, energy and water conservation, carbon… Read More

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    Sustainability at home – ideas

    Although electricity is relatively cheaper in the U.S vis-à-vis other MEDCs (MEDC- More Economically Developed Country), the average American allocates a considerable amount of their monthly budget to servicing their utility bill. The following are easy energy saving… Read More

University Facilities and Services Mission

To create and manage a physical environment that promotes academics, student life, healthcare, research, and public service at the University of Rochester through our core values of teamwork, trust, integrity, professionalism and quality.

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2015 Milestones

Each year the University of Rochester updates its Sustainability Milestones which include accomplishments in the areas of Recycling and Waste Reduction, Ecology, Energy, Hazardous Materials, Construction, Power Plant, Purchasing, and many more. The 2015 Milestones are coming soon. In 2014… the University was… Read More

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The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Rochester with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly University (BFUSM) award, joining more than 100 visionary colleges and universities from across the country. With the announcement of 49 new and renewing… Read More

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Toner Cartridge Recycling

How to recycle ink jet and toner cartridges – You can mail ink jet and toner cartridges to University Mail Services. Please place in original or replacement packaging and mail to PO Box 270001. On River Campus, you… Read More

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