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    Student’s Corner

    A small village in Spain celebrated the first Arbor Day in the world during the early 1800s and it’s evolved to be a tradition to celebrate Arbor Day on the last Friday of April every since. This year,… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    Although it is not a recent discovery, California’s 4 year drought has been in the news in the past week because there was an announcement that the state will be out of water in a year. There have been… Read More

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    This infographic is provided by guest blogger, Nancy White: how to maximize the operation of your air conditioner.

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    Sandra Steingraber to speak at Wells College April 14

    On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, Wells College will host Sandra Steingraber for a talk titled “The Whole Fracking Enchilada”. This special event will take place at 7:00PM in the Phipps Auditorium in Macmillan Hall on the Wells College… Read More

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    New “Green Confessions” Video

    The Facilities Team Green student interns have feverishly worked on many projects this academic year, including RecycleMania, and now Earth Day is just around the corner. One of the group’s latest creations is a video titled Green Confessions.  In this video 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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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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