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Take the Winter Warrior Challenge Nov. 27- Dec. 10

Take the Winter Warrior Challenge Nov. 27- Dec. 10

      Biking is a healthy, fun and environmentally-sound way to commute to work or class, and can save you money as well. Even though the weather is g...

Daily Iowan: Faculty Workshop Focuses on Sustainability

Daily Iowan: Faculty Workshop Focuses on Sustainability

 A workshop centered on what organizers called “arguably the defining issue of our time” — sustainability — met Tuesday in the Sustainability Office’s...

University of Iowa named a Silver Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists

University of Iowa named a Silver Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists

The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Iowa for the second time with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award. The Uni...

KCRG: UI Pushes "Tiny Trash"  to Encourage Recycling

KCRG: UI Pushes "Tiny Trash" to Encourage Recycling

The University of Iowa is showing students how a tiny trash can might make a big difference. They're doing so by literally handing out recycle bins wi...

Radio Iowa: UI Tries Going Tiny to Improve on Recycling Across Campus

Radio Iowa: UI Tries Going Tiny to Improve on Recycling Across Campus

Sustainability advocates at the University of Iowa are hoping a program called “Tiny Trash” will have a big impact on the sprawling campus.Beth MacKen...

Panel Discussion Shows the Future of Energy in Iowa City

Panel Discussion Shows the Future of Energy in Iowa City

Daily Iowan: An interactive panel about energy shows students how the university and Iowa City are moving away from fossil fuels and toward sustainabl...

Daily Iowan: UIEC Hosts "How Psychology Can Save the Planet" Lecture

Daily Iowan: UIEC Hosts "How Psychology Can Save the Planet" Lecture

A lecture hosted by the UI Environmental Coalition explored how psychology can help change attitudes about environmental issues.Psychology and sustain...

Iowa Organic Conference Nov. 19-20 Highlights Robust Organic Growth

Iowa Organic Conference Nov. 19-20 Highlights Robust Organic Growth

The 17h Annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held on Nov. 19-20 on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, as a joint effort between Iowa State ...

Homecoming Week Made More Sustainable

Homecoming Week Made More Sustainable

This year, the University of Iowa Sustainability Office and the Homecoming Executive Council have a new goal of making the campus more environmentally...

Carter Delivers Lecture on Urban Revitalization, Sustainability

Carter Delivers Lecture on Urban Revitalization, Sustainability

Urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter delivered a lecture Monday night about improving communities through economic development.By Julia DiGia...

EnvIowa Podcast: Anderson descibles UI's renewable energy portfolio

EnvIowa Podcast: Anderson descibles UI's renewable energy portfolio

The latest EnvIowa podcast from the Center for Global and Enviromental Research at the University of Iowa features an interview with Ingrid Gronstal A...

Solar Panels Installed on Seamans Center Annex

Solar Panels Installed on Seamans Center Annex

Workers from Price Electric installed solar panels Sept. 1 on the new Seamans Center south annex  roof. The 233-panel array will produce 65.5 kW of po...

Daily Iowan: Careers in Campus Sustainability Discussed

Daily Iowan: Careers in Campus Sustainability Discussed

A new dual major at the University of Iowa aims to promote a career in sustainability, with a focus on preparing students for careers in developing gr...

Farmer Promotes Benefits of Biomass Fuels

Farmer Promotes Benefits of Biomass Fuels

During a National Farmer's Union listening session, Jim Cuddeback of Washington, Iowa, suggested accelerating the production and use of dedicated biom...

Recycling Gets A Fresh Look

Recycling Gets A Fresh Look

The Office of Sustainability has developed a new set of recycling outreach materials that are available in various formats to help UI staff, students,...

Volunteer for Gameday Recycling

Volunteer for Gameday Recycling

Volunteers are needed this fall to help fans recycle at Kinnick Stadium.  At each home football game, the University of Iowa recycling team sets up re...

EPA Announces 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge

EPA Announces 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge

EPA is pleased to announce the rules for the sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design competition open to U.S. colleges and universities. EPA...

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

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 humidity levels since 1971.The seventh annual statement...

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

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 in Winneshiek County and Decorah, Iowa, from 2014 ...

Daily Iowan: Rummage in the Ramp promotes reuse and recycling

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 City, killing grass, enraging neighbors, and ending u...

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