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Learn to Recycle Right During RecycleMania 2018

Learn to Recycle Right During RecycleMania 2018

The University of Iowa is kicking its recycling efforts into high gear to compete in RecycleMania, a national competition that encourages colleges and...

Gazette: UI Students students raising money to build solar car with a hand from ISU

Gazette: UI Students students raising money to build solar car with a hand from ISU

Iowa State University’s Team PrISUm, which has been building solar cars since 1989, has given the University of Iowa’s new solar car team a jump start...

Gazette: Iowa City, University of Iowa partner on 'Climate for Change' semester

Gazette: Iowa City, University of Iowa partner on 'Climate for Change' semester

With help from the University of Iowa, the city’s 152-acre Terry Trueblood Recreation Area is getting a new plan for improving its use to ensure it wi...

UI researchers reveal climate forces behind devastating atmospheric-river storms

UI researchers reveal climate forces behind devastating atmospheric-river storms

Recent deadly mudslides that tore through communities in California were triggered in part by a brutal “atmospheric river” storm, a meteorological phe...

Daily Iowan: City, UI Partner on Sustianability Theme Semester

Daily Iowan: City, UI Partner on Sustianability Theme Semester

The city will pair with the university to dedicate the theme semester to conversations about sustainability and environmental consciousness.The Iowa C...

Iowa Now: Tiny Trash makes a big difference in recycling

Iowa Now: Tiny Trash makes a big difference in recycling

Elizabeth Wildenberg de Hernandez describes herself as a “super-crazy recycler.” Yet the associate director of study abroad in International Programs ...

CBS 2/ FOX 28: Cardboard ban at Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center now in effect

CBS 2/ FOX 28: Cardboard ban at Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center now in effect

A new law to cut waste in Johnson County went in effect on January 2, 2018.It is enforcing all residents or businesses throwing away trash to not thro...

Gazette: Iowa City Landfill to prohibit cardboard in trash in effort to reduce waste

Gazette: Iowa City Landfill to prohibit cardboard in trash in effort to reduce waste

Johnson County residents with boxes to break down after the holidays should know that, as of Jan. 2, those corrugated cardboard boxes no longer will b...

Graduate Profile: Emma Miller-Shindelar

Graduate Profile: Emma Miller-Shindelar

Emma Miller-Shindelar likes to tell a good story. She likes it even better when she can tell a good story using cutting-edge mapmaking technology.The ...

Sustainability Voluneeters Needed at Dance Marathon Feb. 2-3

Sustainability Voluneeters Needed at Dance Marathon Feb. 2-3

Dance Marathon 24 is seeking volunteers to staffing the compost and recycling stations at five meals during the Big Event Feb. 3-4 in the Iowa Memoria...

Iowa airports going green, saving on energy costs

Iowa airports going green, saving on energy costs

In this article from the Gazette, Ingrid Gronstal Anderson, University of Iowa environmental compliance specialist, is quoted about the miscanthus pla...

Daily Iowan: Iowa City switches to single-stream recycling

Daily Iowan: Iowa City switches to single-stream recycling

Effective Dec. 4, Iowa City is adopting a change in its curbside recycling program, changing to a single-stream system.“Part of the goal here is to in...

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 ...

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