Some of Our Accomplishments
Recycling Benefits Habitat for Humanity
Thinking about painting the inside of your home? Why not do it in the vibrant colors of the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital.
Upstate Medical University has donated approximately 120 gallons of paint—in such colors as Austin Orchid, Friendly Yellow, Rosy Apple and Buttermint—to Habitat for Humanity. The paint was all that was left over from the original construction project. Read More >
Coronary Care Unit
Despite the signs to the contrary posted throughout the coronary care unit in Upstate University Hospital, staff members believe it's "easy to be green."
Nurses on the unit (8E) have been encouraging greater vigilance in the recycling of paper, cardboard and plastic, and they have set up a centralized location to make recycling … yes, easy. Read More >
Willie White, Steve Egan and the rest of the Receiving Department in the Campus West Building have plenty of work to do as it is.
But if additional work comes in the form of more recyclable inkjet and laser cartridges, cell phones and PDAs, they are fine with that. Read More >
Recycling is second nature to SUNY Upstate students who live in Clark Tower.
The residence hall has had a recycling program for about six years, said Assistant Director of College Housing Sharon Huard. Read More >
Coffee lovers in the Department of Radiation Oncology in University Hospital have gone green.
The 35-member department has done away with disposable polystyrene cups, and has switched to real mugs. The savings? Almost $400 a year.
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'I Hate Throwing Anything Out.'
This is recycling on a grand scale, and it's all SUNY Upstate stuff.
Paul Hrybinczak of SUNY Upstate's Property Management department presides over a 10,000 square foot warehouse filled with recycled – and recyclable – office equipment, furniture and electronic components.
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