What is Sustainability?

What is Sustainability? Well, it’s in the name! Sustainability is the ability for something to sustain itself over time, to provide what is necessary for its continued existence. For example, if we are to remain a sustainable society,… Read More

Seven Energy Saving Resources

A short list of useful websites for energy saving needs ranging from the home to the workplace https://www.ase.org/ http://smarterhouse.org/ https://www.nrdc.org/issues/energy-efficiency http://www.elevateenergy.org/ http://www.elevateenergy.org/for-building-owners-managers/energy-saving-resources/ https://www.energystar.gov/campaign/home https://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=kids.kids_index   There’s even some interactive learning about energy for kids! Resources provided by: Teddi… Read More

How to save energy in your 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

Definitely downcycle

This week’s #STOTW downcycling Reduce, reuse, recycle—it’s a term we have all heard and know well. It stresses the importance of reducing consumption, reusing items when possible, and recycling what can’t be reduced or reused. The order of… Read More

Green Dorm Living

There are numerous ways that you can make wherever you’re living eco-friendly! Check out 5 simple tips for keeping your living space green.