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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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LEED Building at UI

LEED Building at UI

The UI has eight LEED-certified buildings, totaling 496,386 square feet of sustainable building space.

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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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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

EPA Announces 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge

EPA is pleased to announce the rules for the sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design compe...

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Iowa Climate Statement 2017: It’s not just the heat, it’s the humidity!

According to Iowa’s leading climate scientists, Iowa has experienced a significant increase in humid...

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Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities working with RAGBRAI waypoint Decorah to build sustainable future

Over 150 University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff embraced challenging, high-impact projects ...

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Daily Iowan: Rummage in the Ramp promotes reuse and recycling

At the end of every July, abandoned couches and derelict furniture fill the street curbs of Iowa Cit...

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City pedals ahead with bike plan

The Iowa City Master Bike Plan aims to connect the city for cyclists new and old.Biking around Iowa ...

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Community invited to apply for Climate Action Grant

Iowa City area organizations are invited to apply for the Community Partnerships for Climate Action ...

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Littte Village features UI alumni Marcelo Mena Carrasco, Chilean environmental official

Marcelo Mena Carrasco was only 7 years old when his father told him that he and their entire family ...

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Daily Iowan: Just Works to Make Waste Water Systems More Affordable

When Craig Just arrived in Goodell, Iowa, with other professors on the University of Iowa Faculty En...

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Upcoming Events

University Heights Farmer's Market

University Heights Farmer's Market


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

University Athletic Club

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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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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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Sustainability at Iowa

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Iowa City, IA 52242


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