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    A crash course in renewable energy

    #STOTW   Renewable energy is predicted to be the way of the future. So what exactly is renewable energy? Renewable energy is broadly defined as energy that is collected from naturally occurring resources that are replenished on a… Read More

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    Repurposed Art

    Mike Preston of University Mail Services has become a regular at our recycling events, having helped with the annual Shred Fest event and the GameDay Recycling Challenge. At a slow point in the day during this year’s Shred… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    If you’re like me, the moment the clock strikes midnight and it becomes December I’m officially in Christmas mode. I’ve crafted a master Christmas playlist and my free time is spent cruising the internet for the perfect gifts… Read More

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    How to save energy in you University of Rochester dorm

    #STOTW With the academic year now in full swing, students, faculty, and staff are back on campus in dorm and office settings. As a student or employee at the University, it may be easy to overlook your energy… Read More

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    E-Cycle Day 2016 Results

    On Friday, November 11, a section of Zone 3 South lot (formerly Park Lot) was piled high with electronics for the 9th annual E-Cycle Day. From 6:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., University faculty, staff, and students lined up… 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.

 

 

 

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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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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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