Tagged - sustainability
What’s the Buzz? Bross speaks on Bee Campus certification
Becoming Bee Campus certified gives the University more points on the STARS program, which assigns ratings to campuses for their sustainable efforts.
RocLab launches Unicycle to promote sustainability on campus
RocLab, a student-run organization granting members opportunities to develop and implement their own software, released its newest project, Unicycle, Monday.…
Monroe County Climate Plan highlights lack of University sustainability
Deputy Director of Monroe County’s Department of Environmental Services Clement Chung gave an overview of the county's Climate Action Plan.
Alleged cult ties and ‘F’ watchdog rating: move-out donation bin company raises questions
The sunny yellow Planet Aid, Inc. donation bins brought in during move-out season may seem inviting, but their appearance masks a company with links to an alleged cult, a poor charity watchdog rating, and a history of suing investigative publications.
Inside the planning process behind UR’s first sustainability plan
In 2019, Murphy and a small group of other students formed UR Students for a Climate Action Plan (URCAP) to push UR to follow its peers’ lead and adopt an urgently needed climate plan. Though student-driven, URCAP wasn’t affiliated with the University in any official capacity.
Lomi, first ever automated compost system, to be on campus in GreenSpace
“I feel that no one is exempt from taking responsibility for taking care of the environment. We all as living beings who live off the Earth have a responsibility to take care of the environment.”
February clothing exchange advocates for sustainable community
On Feb. 23, environmental advocacy student group Grassroots hosted its monthly clothing exchange. The clothing exchange is a free activity on campus where students can donate clothes in exchange for new ones.
Sustainability seminar discusses new research in wetland restoration
Despite the complications with an increase in development and industrialization, Tyler says there is worthwhile intervention in actively restoring wetlands.
Snowstorm’s possible link to climate change, impact on vulnerable residents
During storms such as last week’s storm, which hit Rochester Sunday evening into Monday, communities can be greatly impacted by a lack of access to transportation, adequate housing, and food.