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    Learn Your Carbon Footprint

    Some calculators even reveal how many “worlds” it would take to support a global population who lived like you. Because we rarely think of sustainability in number of worlds, these devices help offer new, and unique perspectives on how big our impact really is.

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    Holiday Shopping

    This week we will give thanks, enjoy delicious feasts, and spend time with family and loved ones. For many people this week also signifies the beginning of a shopping frenzy as the countdown to the holidays begins! Here are… Read More

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    Each year, 20 billion disposable menstrual products end up in landfills in North America alone. Talk about polluting our planet.  While yes, women can’t help that they have periods, what we can do is choose feminine hygiene products… Read More

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    Volume up Significantly at E-Cycle Day 2015

    On Friday, October 30th University Facilities and Services held its 8th annual E-Cycle Day. The day began bright and early at 6:30 a.m. and ran until 1:00 p.m. University faculty, students and staff lined up in Park Lot… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    This past Tuesday, Facilities Team Green (along with some of the EcoReps and other guests) took a tour of the High Acres Landfill. The Landfill has been owned and operated by Waste Management since 1971, and occupies about 1,000… 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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(Pictured Above from left to right: Patricia Beaumont, Director of Support Operations, Glenn Smith, President of APPA, and Fazeelah Chappell, Acting Recycling Coordinator)   On July 24, 2014, the University of Rochester was awarded the prestigious APPA 2014 Sustainability… 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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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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