UNI project to monitor how much food is thrown away
UNI student 'Recycles Rite'
On Jan. 1, UNI's Iowa Waste Reduction Center launched a new food waste reduction project, whose goal is to raise awareness among institutions and, ultimately, consumers, about waste and the pressure it puts on landfills.
The program will include a website that will act as a virtual food waste reduction center.
Winners of the Biggest Loser Energy Contest!
Annual Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership (NIFFP) Meeting
Cranksgiving event held in Cedar Falls to benefit food bank
Bicyclist and runners will gather food to donate to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank
Cranksgiving functions as a one day charity food drive, done by cyclists in a period of 2 hours. It is a low key bike ride, where bicyclists and runners are given a list of 10 required items to be purchased within a circuit of grocery and convenience stores. The first person who returns to the finish line with all the items required and receipts to prove the purchases will win. There is no entry fee for this event, and all the food collected will be donated to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank.
For more information visit: www.cvast.org/events/cranksgiving.shtml.
Watch a screening of Living Downstream Thursday, Nov 8th at 7 PM in the CEEE Auditorium
UNI's Biannual Clothing Exchange
Clean out your closet during Thanksgiving Break and participate in the UNI Clothing Exchange!
For every one item you bring, you will receive one item in return!
No Shave November!
UNI to host Ecological Restoration Seminar on Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
The University of Northern Iowa's Tallgrass Prairie Center will welcome Karen Viste-Sparkman as part of the center's on-going Ecological Restoration Seminar Series at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Read more...
Taste of Sustainability
Interested in the environment? Like it when other people cook amazing food for you? Then come to the CEEE September 27th at 7:00 for a little bit of both! Read more...
Convenience and sustainability features of ToGo attract students to Piazza
ToGo, an expanded dining carry-out service, began at Piazza dining center August 27. Re-usable clamshell containers, flatware and beverage containers will take carry-out options to a new level while eliminating disposable carry-out packaging. Clamshells are distributed through Biscotti's at Redeker Center for $5. Read more..
Regents universities participate in sustainability rating system
Visit the Volunteer Fair!
UNI Solar Panthers place third at Solar Splash
UNI Named a Top "Green" College
Iowa colleges pushing to cut use of bottled water
Going green 101
Video: Students, staff take part in Earth Week
Earth Day at 42: Small strides showing results
Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Week, April 29 - May 6
Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Week will be celebrated April 29 – May 6, 2012. This is an opportunity to recognize the important conservation practices that have been placed on the Iowa landscape, and bring attention to the ongoing work by farmers, landowners and urban residents to protect the state's soil and water resources. Read More..
UNI Celebrates Earth Hour
Grants help UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education promote sustainability
The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) recently received three state grants totaling almost $80,000 to promote sustainability. According to Susan Salterberg, the program manager at the CEEE, two of the three grants will be aimed at educating trainers to help Iowans reclaim their winter holidays by making them meaningful and environmentally friendly. Read More..
UNI to sponsor cost-cutting competition in schools
The University of Northern Iowa's Fabulous Resources for Energy Education (FREE) and the Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) will administer the Iowa Schools Biggest Energy Loser challenge, which is sponsored by Alliant Energy. Iowa teachers can now register their classrooms for the challenge at www.uni.edu/free-ceee/ace-biggest-energy-loser.Read More..
Students to present runoff research at UNI
UNI hosts Iowa debut of soil documentary
UNI's RRTTC to sponsor Environmental Health and Sustainability film series
The University of Northern Iowa's Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) will show the films "Crude Impact" and "Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives" as part of the Environmental Health and Sustainability film series.Read More..
MLK Day a Time to Serve Others in Cedar Rapids
The members of AmeriCorps (a program housed on the UNI campus) led a number of visible service projects, involving many volunteers in the 4 communities we serve: Black Hawk, Linn, Dubuque counties and the Decorah area. Read More..
Free Energy Audits Part of "Cool" Neighborhoods in Cedar Falls
The Cool Neighborhoods competition aims to reduce energy use across town. Read More..
News from 2011