• Trying to Save? Try a Sustainable Way!

    Sometimes choosing sustainable options, like buying organic, can be pricey. Lucky for you, rather than starting at the grocery store, the following are some at home steps you can take to save money while living more sustainably: Make… Read More

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    Year-end Donation Programs Start Today!

    Moving out? Do you have unwanted stuff in your dorm room that you want to get rid of? Don’t trash it; donate it instead! The University offers two programs to get rid of your items in a responsible… Read More

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    RIT Student Climate Leadership Summit Update

    A reminder that this event is taking place this Saturday, April 30. To register please visit www.leadonclimate.us/rochester. View the agenda below:

  • Student’s Corner

    Happy Earth Day, everyone! I’m so excited to announce the first of a series of videos called “Sixty Second Sustainability.” The above video the first of five that will come out over the next few weeks. These videos are short,… Read More

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    7 Ways to Improve the Way You Shop

    When making everyday purchases, it may be hard to make environmentally friendly decisions. We tend to pick well-known name brands rather than products that might be healthier for us and better for the environment. Instead of choosing the… 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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