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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

The UI plans to produce 40% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020.

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Bike Friendly University

Bike Friendly University

The UI holds a silver-level bike-friendly rating by the League of American Bicyclists.

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Green  Building at UI

Green Building at UI

The UI has 13 LEED certified buildings on campus

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Explore Our Initiatives

Sustainability is a central priority of all aspects of our university enterprise – our operations, our academic mission, and our responsibilities to the greater society.

Sustainability at Iowa

News

Iowa Organic Conference Nov. 19-20 Highlights Robust Organic Growth

The 17h Annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held on Nov. 19-20 on the University of Iowa campus i...

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Homecoming Week Made More Sustainable

This year, the University of Iowa Sustainability Office and the Homecoming Executive Council have a ...

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Carter Delivers Lecture on Urban Revitalization, Sustainability

Urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter delivered a lecture Monday night about improving commu...

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EnvIowa Podcast: Anderson descibles UI's renewable energy portfolio

The latest EnvIowa podcast from the Center for Global and Enviromental Research at the University of...

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Solar Panels Installed on Seamans Center Annex

Workers from Price Electric installed solar panels Sept. 1 on the new Seamans Center south annex  ro...

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Daily Iowan: Careers in Campus Sustainability Discussed

A new dual major at the University of Iowa aims to promote a career in sustainability, with a focus ...

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Farmer Promotes Benefits of Biomass Fuels

During a National Farmer's Union listening session, Jim Cuddeback of Washington, Iowa, suggested acc...

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Recycling Gets A Fresh Look

The Office of Sustainability has developed a new set of recycling outreach materials that are availa...

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Upcoming Events

Iowa City Farmer's Market - Saturday Market

Iowa City Farmer's Market - Saturday Market


7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Citizen Science Workshop

Citizen Science Workshop


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

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Iowa City Farmer's Market - Wednesday Market

Iowa City Farmer's Market - Wednesday Market


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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"After the Spill" Film Screening

"After the Spill" Film Screening


7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Becker Communication Studies Building

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Food Waste Audit

Food Waste Audit


5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Catlett MarketPlace

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National Speaker Series: Patrick Browne

National Speaker Series: Patrick Browne


6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Pappajohn Business Building

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Iowa Organic Conference

Iowa Organic Conference


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

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