UR TO COMPETE IN THE 2017 GAMEDAY RECYCLING CHALLENGE!

Get ready! The University of Rochester will compete against colleges and universities across the nation, in this year’s GameDay Recycling Challenge, a waste reduction and recycling competition. The competition will take place during our homecoming game vs. Union College… Read More

EYEGLASSES RECYCLING PROGRAM RESULTS

In effort to help those in need see better, University Facilities and Services holds a recycling program to collect eyeglasses twice per year. And for good reason too. According to the Center for Disease Control, about fourteen million Americans… Read More

SMALL-SCALE WASTE REDUCTION PROJECTS

In effort to reduce the amount of waste associated with student move-in, many different University departments on campus have worked together to responsibly recycle or even donate items that would have otherwise been disposed of. These are small-scale… Read More

10 Reasons to shop at a thrift store

When most people go shopping, they don’t automatically think to look in a thrift store first. Many people want to buy brand new items that have never been used or worn before. However, if you are trying to… Read More

DIY Home Improvement Project with Repurposed Materials

Director of River Campus Facilities Operations Jeff Foster and Memorial Art Gallery Director of Facilities and Security Debbie Foster are a husband and wife duo with an eye for sustainability and style. When some high quality pallets were… Read More