• 2016 Waste Diversion Report

    Last week the University of Rochester 2016 Waste Diversion Report was presented to the Waste Minimization Steering Committee. The report includes all materials recycled, reused, or otherwise diverted from the landfill as well as all materials landfilled and… Read More

  • March Eyeglasses Collection and Competition

    In conjunction with the RecycleMania competition and National Eye Donor Month, University Facilities and Services will be collecting eyeglasses through the month of March to be recycled. This month, you can mail your unwanted glasses to: University Mail… Read More

  • Memorial Art Gallery Lighting Updates

    University Facilities and Services is always looking for ways to make sustainable improvements. In recent years, multiple LED retrofitting projects have been completed across many of the University of Rochester campuses, including at the Medical Center, the Central… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    Since we are headed towards the midpoint of February, the month of love, let’s talk about just that – love. Love can be a messy business, so how can we keep things both green and clean? Contraceptives are… Read More

  • What is WWOOFing?

    Sustainability Tip of the Week #STOW – WWOOFing Want to live and learn on organic farms worldwide? Want to share your life with other like-minded people? Then maybe you should try WWOOFing! The World Wide Opportunities on Organic… 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.

University Facilities and Services provides key infrastructure support including utility and energy management, environmental services, transportation, building and equipment maintenance and repair, preventative maintenance, paint-electric-plumbing-construction-heating-cooling and lock and key services, furniture repair, dispatch, mail services, purchasing and materials management, automobile maintenance and repair, recycling, grounds maintenance and event support to the University.

We are responsible for over 12 million gross square feet of building space and 655 acres while serving the main River Campus, the Medical Center, the Eastman School of Music, the Memorial Art Gallery and several other specialized sites. We invite you to learn more about our organization, our goals for the future and our latest awards and recognitions.

 

 

 

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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Awards

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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