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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

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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Volunteer for Gameday Recycling

Volunteers are needed this fall to help fans recycle at Kinnick Stadium.  At each home football game...

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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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Upcoming Events

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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Welcome Back to Boom-Bust Oil Prices?

Welcome Back to Boom-Bust Oil Prices?


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Seamans Center

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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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Majora Carter Lecture

Majora Carter Lecture


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Macbride Hall

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 Sustainability Scavenger Hunt

Sustainability Scavenger Hunt


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

T. Anne Cleary Walkway

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Sustainability at Iowa

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