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    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

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    New Life for Tennis Balls

    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

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    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

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    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

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    Bicycle Programs Pedaling to a Sustainable Future

    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

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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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