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    Get Ready for RecycleMania 2015!

    With the onset of a new year, many people make efforts to better themselves and their communities. The start of the RecycleMania competition offers University of Rochester members a chance to kick off the year on the right… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    As a graduating senior this upcoming May, jobs are certainly on my mind. I have been trying to decide which field to enter,  where my talents and passions lie, and  if those two are even compatible!  One of my… Read More

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    Leaders in Sustainability #3 – Andrew Steer

    The environmental movement is one that is categorized by its diverse and multifaceted efforts. While positive in that it targets problems from a variety of different angles and mediums, its multilayered aspects can sometimes make the movement seem… Read More


    Debate on the New York City Polystyrene Ban

    You may have heard that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to ban expanded polystyrene (EPS) was recently approved. This means that beginning on July 1, food establishments will be barred from using foam cups or containers. This will… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    Did you know that around 133,000,000 pounds of food are wasted annually by supermarkets and restaurants? There are many reasons for this high level of food waste, but one key explanation is that most grocery stores switch out… 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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The University is a Tree Campus USA for the fourth year in a row, the Arbor Day Foundation has announced. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest… Read More

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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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2013 Milestones

Each year the University of Rochester updates its Sustainability Milestones. The modernization of the Central Utilities chillers is one of the accomplishments. 2013 includes accomplishments in the areas of Computing, Ecology, Energy, Hazardous Materials LEED, Power Plant, Purchasing, and… Read More

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