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Recent awards and recognition

Gold Rating, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

Listed as a top “Green College”–Princeton Review
2015 Governor’s award for Environmental Excellence: Dedicated Energy Crop Project

2013 National Sustainability Award in Facilities Management, APPA
First “Bicycle Friendly” university in Iowa, 2014-2018—League of American Bicyclists

Solar Electric Vehicle Charging Array, $300,000 from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act through the Iowa Office of Energy Independence, 2010

Top 30 On-site Power Generation recognition by US Environmental Protection Agency, 2009

2009 Princeton Review Green Rating - score of 89 (2008 score of 75)

Green Power Partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency since 2008

Iowa Recycling Association Annual Award for Best Practices, 2008

"Best Practice" designation for the University of Iowa Biomass Project and Energy Conservation Campaign by the National Wildlife Federation in its report, "Higher Education on a Warming World: The Business Case for Climate Leadership on Campus." 2008

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Sustainability at Iowa

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