Recycling and Waste Reduction

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Recycle More. Landfill Less.

Recycle like a Hawk!  The actions you take each day have a direct impact on the University of Iowa's goal to divert 60% of our waste from the landfill by 2020.  Check out these opportunities to kick off the fall semester!

Residence Hall Composting

Game Day Recycling

Compost

Game Day Recycling

    Commit to composting in 2019! The University of Iowa began composting over a decade ago in 2007. Today, Hawkeyes can compost almost everywhere on campus! 

      Do good while having fun on game day! Soak in the game day atmosphere while engaging fans and helping keep valuable recyclables out of the landfill. Each shift starts two hours before kickoff and ends 15-minutes after kickoff. Earn three service hours in just 2.25 hours!

       

      This detailed guide will give you information and some tips on what to recycle on the University of Iowa campus. Also, look for this recycling...

      Recycling is one of the easiest things you can do to make UI more sustainable.  Whether you are walking through various buildings, living in a...

      Have you ever wondered what happens to your recyclables after you place them in the recycling container? Well, there are a number of steps that have...
      Turning Waste Into Black Gold

      The University of Iowa began composting in 2007, thanks to a group of undergraduate engineering students, the City...

      Thank you for choosing to recycle with us!  

      The small steps you take to recycle make a big impact!  There are a number of ways you can join the...

      The University of Iowa has set a goal to divert at least 60% of our waste from the landfill by 2020.  To achieve this goal, we must all work together...

      Here are some resources you can download to help you and your fellow Hawkeyes to recycle more and landfill less.

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