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Daily Iowan: City of Iowa City Expands Recycling and Waste Reduction Ordinances

Daily Iowan: City of Iowa City Expands Recycling and Waste Reduction Ordinances

A proposed change in City Code may increase recycling and green efforts in the Iowa City community.The first consideration of a motion to a change in ...

Daily Iowan: Climate Change Front and Center at Festival

Daily Iowan: Climate Change Front and Center at Festival

The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History was packed full with professors, students, and Iowa City residents on the afternoon of Oct. 15 for th...

Daily Iowan: Discussion focuses on pipeline

Daily Iowan: Discussion focuses on pipeline

The University of Iowa Environmental Coalition hosted a talk Thursday in the Sustainability Office, where UI Associate Professor Tyler Priest spoke ab...

Waste Not Want Not Discussion Held

Waste Not Want Not Discussion Held

Nearly a third of waste on the University of Iowa campus can be diverted by composting, according to the UI Office of Sustainability website.This is p...

Daily Iowan: Hydroponics System Gets an Update

Daily Iowan: Hydroponics System Gets an Update

Thanks to the work of a University of Iowa Ph.D. student, the greenhouse on top of the University of Iowa Biology Building East is getting a much-need...

Iowa Climate Statement Urges Action on Climate-Smart Agriculture

Iowa Climate Statement Urges Action on Climate-Smart Agriculture

“Iowa’s record September rainfall and flooding reminds us that climate change is real and needs to be addressed on both the farm and in our communitie...

Kinnick Goes Green with Game Day Recycling

Kinnick Goes Green with Game Day Recycling

It’s another great year on the gridiron for the Hawkeyes, but while C.J. Beathard and the rest of the team are scoring touchdowns on the field, many f...

Daily Iowan: Meet the New Faces of Sustainability

Daily Iowan: Meet the New Faces of Sustainability

As the University of Iowa takes a step closer to its 2020 sustainability goals, it continues to expand and incorporate different departments into its ...

UI wins $3 million grant to launch water sustainability graduate program

UI wins $3 million grant to launch water sustainability graduate program

The University of Iowa has received a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) grant to develop a Sustainable Wate...

Daily Iowan: Student Garden Gets New Digs

Daily Iowan: Student Garden Gets New Digs

A brand-new on-campus garden will soon be available to students.On Tuesday, the University of Iowa Student Government unanimously passed a measure tha...

Daily Iowan: Hydroponic Garden Model Built in Iowa City

Daily Iowan: Hydroponic Garden Model Built in Iowa City

On the rooftop of Iowa City’s local M.C. Ginsberg lies an urban oasis of hydroponic gardening. While Iowa City is no New York, urban gardening has bee...

Move in Green at UI

Move in Green at UI

We’re always thinking of ways to stay green and help make the University of Iowa a more sustainable campus. We encourage incoming freshmen to help acc...

Biomass Magazine: Innovation Breeds Innovation

Biomass Magazine: Innovation Breeds Innovation

The University of Iowa was issued the state’s first Plant-wide Applicability Limit, granting its biomass program much-needed operational flexibility. ...

UI scientists using sunlight and water to make clean energy

UI scientists using sunlight and water to make clean energy

University of Iowa researchers are working with a California-based startup company to make clean energy from sunlight and any source of water.The univ...

Helping Cities Prepare For Growth

Helping Cities Prepare For Growth

As cities grow and populations move, policy makers want to see the signs as soon as possible in order to plan for the changes and consider what these ...

Student Group Tests Iowa City Bike Boulevard

Student Group Tests Iowa City Bike Boulevard

As a part of the Join the Movement campaign, a group of graduate students from the University of Iowa College of Public Health successfully demonstrat...

Daily Iowan: UI Climate Project Creates New Path

Daily Iowan: UI Climate Project Creates New Path

The Climate Narrative Project aims to inform Iowa City about climate change in a unique way. By Charles Peckmancharles-peckman@uiowa.eduAs winter begi...

Earth Month Bike Challenge Winners Named

Earth Month Bike Challenge Winners Named

Thanks to everyone who participated in the University of Iowa Earth Month Bike Challenge in April! Trophies were awarded to the top three teams with t...

League of American Bicyclists' Nesper Visits Iowa City

League of American Bicyclists' Nesper Visits Iowa City

The UI Bicycle Advisory Committee welcomed Bill Nesper, the director of the Bicycle Friendly program at the League of American Bicyclists, at their me...

Climate Narrative Project: New Stories on Just Living in an Age of Climate Change

Climate Narrative Project: New Stories on Just Living in an Age of Climate Change

What is just living in an age of climate change?After a semester of investigative field research, interviews and discussions across the heartland, Uni...

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