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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

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Daily Iowan: City, UI Partner on Sustianability Theme Semester

The city will pair with the university to dedicate the theme semester to conversations about sustain...

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Iowa Now: Tiny Trash makes a big difference in recycling

Elizabeth Wildenberg de Hernandez describes herself as a “super-crazy recycler.” Yet the associate d...

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CBS 2/ FOX 28: Cardboard ban at Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center now in effect

A new law to cut waste in Johnson County went in effect on January 2, 2018.It is enforcing all resid...

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Gazette: Iowa City Landfill to prohibit cardboard in trash in effort to reduce waste

Johnson County residents with boxes to break down after the holidays should know that, as of Jan. 2,...

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Graduate Profile: Emma Miller-Shindelar

Emma Miller-Shindelar likes to tell a good story. She likes it even better when she can tell a good ...

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Sustainability Voluneeters Needed at Dance Marathon Feb. 2-3

Dance Marathon 24 is seeking volunteers to staffing the compost and recycling stations at five meals...

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Iowa airports going green, saving on energy costs

In this article from the Gazette, Ingrid Gronstal Anderson, University of Iowa environmental complia...

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Daily Iowan: Iowa City switches to single-stream recycling

Effective Dec. 4, Iowa City is adopting a change in its curbside recycling program, changing to a si...

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Upcoming Events

Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Connecting Iowa to the Developing World


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

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Hawkeye Lunch & Learn: Connecting Iowa to the Developing World


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John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center

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Frontier Co-op-Tippie Impact Competition Training


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Pappajohn Business Building

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Sustainability at Iowa

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