What to do in the hot summer months

During the hot summer months, it can be hard to keep your home cool without using large amounts of electricity. Air conditioning systems, especially window mounted A/C systems, can be Read More …

Sustainability Courses at the U of R

Are you looking for ways to enrich your academic understanding of sustainability without having to commit to an environmental science major or a sustainability minor? Do you want to incorporate Read More …

Footprint

The Ecological Footprint When discussing environmental impacts, our “footprint” on the earth is something that is thrown around quite often. A lot of projections and estimations come from data gathered Read More …

Winter Transportation: How to Be Green Even When There’s White

Did you know that in downtown Rochester, there once was a complex subway system in which passengers could travel anywhere the city?

What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a part of environmental design specifically for sustainable agriculture and to configure agricultural systems to function similar to natural ecosystems. The discipline draws from several disciplines including organic farming, Read More …