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Recycling Services 2014
Sep 2, 2014 9:34:00 AM EDT

Kermit wasn’t exactly right when he said it isn’t easy being green....Click here to read more.

JHU Staff Get their Green On
Jul 28, 2014 12:32:00 PM EDT

Cheerful sunflowers sway in the breeze, birds chirp in the trees and members of Johns Hopkins Facilities and Real Estate (JHFRE) department are hard at work at the Blue Jay’s Perch Community Garden at Eastern....Click here to read more.

Recycling Services: Excited About Spring!
Apr 17, 2014 12:10:00 PM EDT

There are many signs of spring. The Spring Equinox. The first robin spotted. The first bright yellow daffodil to bloom. Opening Day at Camden Yards. But for Homewood Recycling it is SOHOP also known as the Spring Open House and Overnight Program where admitted students flock to Homewood to experience undergraduate life on campus and decide if they want to go to JHU....Click here to read more.

Trevor Hummel, Recycling Services
Jan 29, 2014 10:51:00 AM EST

If the Homewood Recycling Office had a farm team Trevor Hummel would be its first signed player....Click here to read more.

JHFRE in the Community
Jan 16, 2014 4:53:00 PM EST

In November and December, several JHFRE staff members supported the university-wide Vernon Rice Holiday Turkey Program.  Using the JHFRE department’s box truck, employees picked up and delivered food items to St. Anthony’s church, who provided holiday meals to families in need.  JHFRE employees contributed over $500 towards the program!...Click here to read more.

Student Union/Campus Center Feasibility
Jan 8, 2014 10:53:00 AM EST

JHFRE/Planning, Architecture & Engineering is please to announce that Ann Beha Architects, in collaboration with Gustafson Guthrie Nichol landscape architects have been selected as the design consultants for our Student Union / Campus Center feasibility study....Click here to read more.

Integrated Pest Management at the Homewood Campus
Jan 7, 2014 9:41:00 AM EST

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management that relies on a combination of common-sense practices....Click here to read more.

A new electronics recycling vendor comes to Hopkins!
Dec 6, 2013 8:46:00 AM EST

In October Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital selected a new electronics recycling vendor for our metal and electronic waste....Click here to read more.

Green Cleaning Services
Nov 26, 2013 10:03:00 AM EST

We practice Green Cleaning to provide the best, safest and most effective facilities services for students, faculty and staff at the Homewood Campus....Click here to read more.

ReUSE Before ReCYCLE
Nov 20, 2013 3:54:00 PM EST

Throughout the summer of 2013, Office of Sustainability staff member John Ullman worked diligently with Design & Construction and Real Estate staff, to develop a new waste reduction program for the university....Click here to read more.

Homewood Area Alerts & Outages

Full Operations
Aug 19, 2014 12:13:00 PM EDT

There are no reported outages on campus at this time....Click here to read more.

Steam and Hot Water Outage, August 15th-16th
Aug 4, 2014 2:46:00 PM EDT

Facilities Management will be conducting a steam outage for the Homewood campus beginning Friday, Aug. 15. The outage will begin at 6 p.m. and last approximately 10-12 hours. ...Click here to read more.

Overnight Electrical Outage scheduled for October 23rd and 24th - Hackerman, Mason, South Garage
Oct 16, 2013 4:22:00 PM EDT

Hackerman Hall, Mason Hall and the South Garage will experience full power outages during the overnight two days next week in order to tie in Malone Hall to the electric grid.  We have worked with building representatives to minimize disruption to the regular building schedules....Click here to read more.

Overnight Steam Outage, August 23rd - 24th
Aug 16, 2013 3:59:00 PM EDT

Facilities Management will be conducting a steam outage for the Homewood campus beginning Friday, Aug. 23....Click here to read more.

Electrical Outages in Wyman Park - May 10th and 11th
May 7, 2013 2:50:00 PM EDT

Facilities Management will be interrupting electric service to the Wyman Park Building on Saturday and Sunday, May 10 and 11, 2013 from 8am – 3pm so that preventive maintenance can be performed on the building’s high voltage electric service....Click here to read more.

 
 

Fire Alarm Testing

Fire alarms are tested in every building in March, June, September and December each year.