The University of Rochester aims to be a leader in promoting a sustainable society through our academic, education, research, patient care and health programs, in the operation of our campuses and facilities, and in our interactions with the community.
Recycling gives glasses new life
It's an increasingly visual world; imagine being without your sight. How would you function? Your old eyeglasses can give the gift of sight to someone less fortunate. Departments can compete to collect the most cast-off spectacles, and to create the most "eye-catching" container. Download the poster
These internships provide Rochester students with research-based learning experiences, working with faculty on sustainability research and course development projects, and with administrators on projects that contribute directly to a more sustainable campus.
RecycleMania returns to Rochester
RecycleMania is a competitive intercollegiate campaign designed to inspire and mobilize campuses to improve efforts to recycle, reduce and reuse. This year's competition, which is now in preseason, officially begins February 5. Click the image above to download a poster with details.
University hires Green Reps program coordinator
Green Reps are employees who volunteer as sustainability advocates, teachers, and liaisons in their department. The University has hired Jessica Hamm as its first Green Reps coordinator, to expand the Green Reps program and further the University's commitment toward a sustainable workplace.