Zachariah Smart '19 explains some simple tips for proper recycling at Princeton University in this quick video.
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Feb. 15, 2018
Jan. 19, 2018
Our new Biodigester is here! From supporting our sustainability goals to amending campus soil to providing new educational opportunities, the biodigester is a key part of a new pilot study investigating the potential for food waste recovery and conversion directly on campus. Check out the Biodigester Blog and follow its journey.
Jan. 3, 2018
Like it or not, it is snow season. The good news is Facilities is here and we start early, typically 4 a.m. early to clear snow on campus. Our crews work during and after the snow falls to clear a total of 60 parking lots, 22+ miles of roadways and 60+ miles of walkways around campus.
Nov. 28, 2017
We reorganized our Request a Service page in an effort to help visitors locate the form specific to their needs. Our forms are now listed in four categories: Maintenance, Events, Surplus/Donations and Renovations. While using the "wrong" form isn't a big issue, using the "right" form can save you valuable time.
Nov. 7, 2017
What really happens to our recycling stream on campus? Come see our waste audit Friday, November 10 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., and ask questions, watch demos and learn ways to improve your own recycling decisions.
Oct. 5, 2017
Check out all the exciting events and efforts on campus promoting Campus Sustainability Month, from a clothing swap to the Feed Truck!
Sep. 18, 2017
Remember to carry your TigerCard. Beginning Fall 2017, we are excited to offer additional access to classroom spaces after-hours while maintaining building security. Students, faculty and staff members will have additional exterior door access to academic buildings with Registrar classroom spaces.
Aug. 25, 2017
Here in Facilities we've been helping out during move-in for oh, a few years. We've assembled a list of tips and tricks that we hope will make your move-in experience a bit easier (check out tips 8 and 9 to help adjust your bed). Whether you are a new or returning student, welcome to campus! Our Facilities Customer Service team is here all year and happy to help.
Jul. 7, 2017
We captured Facilities year-end activities in two time-lapse videos this year - setting up over 10,000 chairs in front of Nassau Hall for commencement activities and also in Jadwin Gymnasium, where we supported a number of events over a very busy eight days.
May. 16, 2017
On a recent Saturday morning, five members of The Princeton Wilderness Society, a student group, assisted Facilities’ Grounds crew with planting three trees on campus. The campus service opportunity was coordinated by the Office of Sustainability in celebration of Earth Month.
May. 8, 2017
Months before alumni return and students graduate, Facilities starts planning year-end activities. The gears move quietly at first, with each group dusting off last years' plans and taking inventory. As April progresses things really get moving and we start to see the visible signs of reunions appear on campus.
May. 5, 2017
It is that time of year, and whether this is your first move-out, or your last, we often get questions on how this all works. Facilities helps with some move-out activities, and thanks to Facilities Customer Service we compiled answers to our top five move-out questions.
Apr. 24, 2017
The Princeton Garden Theatre, managed by Facilities’ Real Estate Development group, has been named “Best Theatre in NJ” by NJ.Com.
Mar. 30, 2017
Sustainable Business Magazine spoke to Ted Borer, our Energy Plant Manager, about natural disasters, economic dispatch and the community benefits of microgrids. We do like being a Good Neighbor.
Mar. 16, 2017
When Winter Storm Stella hit Princeton on March 14, the University's essential services employees worked across campus to clear roads and parking lots, shovel sidewalks, feed students and staff, keep buildings powered and much more. Read More...