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1 Campaign urges students to "refill"
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.02
10/30/2017 Several groups on campus are banding together to host the Refill Not Landfill event. In an effort to encourage students to use refillable water bottles, they will be handing out free water bottles in various locations around campus.
2 Peabody award winner comes to UNI
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:11, p.02
10/2/2017 Peabody award winner, Majora Carter, will be giving a talk on environmental issues, the green economy, and economic development in low-status communities. This talk is a part of the Provost's Sustainability Lecture Series; photo.
3 UNI steps up recycling
Vadhera--Aashita (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:8, p.2
9/24/2015 Although UNI is already recognized as one of the country's most environmentally responsible universities, the Physical Plant is taking further steps to maintain UNI's "Green college" title; such as creating universal recycling bins.
4 Celebrating earth week
Hinz--Taylor (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:52, p.4
4/23/2015 In celebration of earth week, UNI students, staff, and other volunteers cleaned up dry run creek.
5 Environmental Equity and Resilience
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:41, p.1
3/5/2015 UNI will host its second regional sustainability conference.
6 Cards for a purpose
Gregorsok--Megan (Student 2014)
Northern Iowan 111:28, p.1
1/15/2015 The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center is accepting used and unwanted greeting cards.
7 Tastes of salsa on UNI campus
Schulz--Makaela Jo
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.5
9/15/2014 The Recycling Reuse Technology Transfer Center hosted their first Creekside Harmony Garden Salsa Festival.
8 Tastes of salsa on UNI campus
Schulz--Makela Jo (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.5
9/15/2014 The Recycling Reuse Technology Transfer Center hosted their first Creekside Harmony Garden Salsa Festival.
9 Earth Week in full bloom
Upah--Kaylin (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/21/2014 There are several events on campus promoting Earth Week. These events all focus on ways to reduce environmental impact and protect the environment from pollution.
10 Scavenger hunt will go green
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.5
11/12/2013 There will be a scavenger hunt hosted by the Recycling and Reuse of Technology Center in honor of America Recycles Day. Students can register for the scavenger hunt online for the chance to win prizes.
11 Earth Week campus events planned
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:49, p.6
4/16/2013 There are various activities planed for Earth Week. Some of these include yoga, bike rides, and a campus cleanup project. This is a great way to educated students on the importance of a more sustainable world.
12 Couple competes to produce minimal waste in documentary
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.2
4/17/2012 "The Clean Bin Project", a documentary, was shown at the CEEE. The film showed the efforts of two roommates to cut down on waste. Washing Ziploc bags for reuse and making their own toothpaste helped reduce waste.
13 UNI's RRTTC to sponsor Environmental Health and Sustainability film series
Public Relations News Release 2011:161, p.1
2/6/2012 The UNI Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center will show the films "Crude Impact and Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives" as part of the Environmental Health and Sustainability film series.
14 UNI to host creek cleanup
Public Relations News Release 2011:39, p.1
9/16/2011 The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center will host a cleanup for Dry Run Creek.
15 UNI feel effects of budget cuts
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:3, p.1
9/2/2011 State support for UNI has been cut for the third straight year. This year's shortfall is 3.6 million dollars. Class sizes are increasing. Retirements are not being replaced. Programs are being cut; photo.
16 UNI 'Team ReCycle' to ride RAGBRAI
Public Relations News Release 2011:12, p.1
7/26/2011 The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center will participate in RAGBRAI with "Team Recycle".
17 UNI finalizes budget for fiscal year 2012
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:60, p.1
7/22/2011 UNI remains committed to providing an affordable high-quality educational experience following another budget cut; totaling $4.3 million dollars. The university budget has been cut twenty four percent in the past four years.
18 Wetland cleanup
Weaver--Jordan Adam (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.3
4/22/2011 Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center sponsored a cleanup of the UNI Wetland area; photo.
19 Serving Iowa's sustainability needs
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.16
4/1/2011 Several centers on the UNI campus focus on innovation, consultation, and reducing waste; photo.
20 UNI film series promotes healthy and sustainable living
Public Relations News Release 2010:250, p.1
3/22/2011 Center for Energy and Enviromental Education, Recycling and Reuse Tech Transfer Center, and the Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition hope the film will bring students and community members to discuss issues facing society in regards to the environment.
21 UNI to show 'Fresh' as part of new Sustainability Film Series.
Public Relations News Release 2010:219, p.1
2/14/2011 "Fresh" focuses on how the food industry has been transformed into an industrial model, that if not carefully regulated can increase the likelihood of food contamination and environmental pollution.
22 Department of Residence encourages in-room recycling
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.1
8/27/2010 All nine residence halls will have in-room recycling. The success of the Rider Recycling Revolution led to this move; photo.
23 UNI integrates in-room recycling to all residence halls
Public Relations News Release 2010:12, p.1
8/17/2010 UNI distributed 2,800 recycling containers to dorm rooms and ROTH apartments. A room in each residence hall and ROTH has been designated as the collection center for sorting recycled plastic, tin, glass, caredboard, and mixed paper.
24 Eight UNI students put worms to work
Public Relations News Release 2009:434, p.1
4/29/2010 UNI's Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) provided each student with a vermicompost kit, which included a 10-gallon bin drilled with holes and filled with "brown waste" and 10 dozen worms, called Red Wigglers.
25 Earth Day celebration to continue all week long
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:50, p.1
4/16/2010 Movies, 5K run, UNI Unplugged, clearing litter from Dry Run Creek, and posters are just some of the activities planned for Earth Day.
26 UNI to celebrate Earth Week
Public Relations News Release 2009:404, p.1
4/15/2010 Earth Week is a campus-wide event, which aims to involve the campus sommunity in environmental action and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Earth Day activities are listed.
27 News Brief: Rider recycling revolution
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.1
1/22/2010 A recycling bin located in each room in Rider Hall has resulted in a 120.5% increase in recycling in one semester. The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center hopes to expand the project to other dorms in the future.
28 Timothy Wenk to perform 'The Magic of Recycling' at Cedar Falls elementary schools
Public Relations News Release 2009:165, p.1
11/10/2009 The 45-to 50-minute show is designed to teach elementary school students about the benefits of recycling. Through audience participation, comedy and the visual impact of magic, students learn what recycling is, why it's important, and how to do it.
29 UNI to celebrate Green Week, Oct. 18-24
Public Relations News Release 2009:114, p.1
10/12/2009 Green Week is a campus-wide event that serves to entertain, educate and inspire the campus community. NISG, and other organizations, wants to reach out to individuals who have not yet considered the consequences of environmental ignorance.
30 Rider Recycling Revolution spurs students to be environmentally minded
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:3, p.1
9/4/2009 Rider Hall has been named a pilot project for the Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center. Recycling bins have been placed in each room. Students and residence assistant response has been positive; photo.
31 Recycling Revolution hits Rider Hall
Public Relations News Release 2009:8, p.1
8/18/2009 In an effort to help students learn about responsible recycling practices, a pilot recycling program will take place this fall. Recycling containers will be placed in each room for student use, and measurements will be taken on a weekly basis.f
32 UNI's RRTTC 'Get Your Green On' to expand its reach
Public Relations News Release 2008:598, p.1
7/8/2009 The pilot project launched at Lincoln Elementary School last year will be implemented for kindergarten through sixth grades at all elementary schools in Cedar Falls during the 2009-2010 academic year.
33 UNI to host series of events celebrating Earth Day
Public Relations News Release 2008:468, p.1
4/14/2009 "Get Your Green On," Available events include tours of the Botanical Center, a 5K run/walk, an environmental job booth, live music and free bike tune-ups.
34 Films on environmental health issues to show at UNI March 26 and 31
Public Relations News Release 2008:390, p.1
3/11/2009 "Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick" and "A Sense of Wonder" will both precede Sandra Steingraber's visit to UNI on April 6. "A Sense of Wonder" drew attention to the presence of toxic chemicals in the environment in the 1950's.
35 Healthier environments for kids to be focus of talk at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:132, p.1
10/10/2008 Christine Ziebold, a pediatrician at the UNI Children's Hospital Division of Infectious Diseases, will discuss practical strategies in creating healthier environments for our children in the Center for Energy and Environmental Education auditorium.
36 Go Green Program
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.2
10/7/2008 "Get Your Green ON" program encourages recycling, reuse, and reduction. Lincoln elementary students will be involved with the project this semester; photo.
37 Lincoln Elementary students to take part in UNI green program
Public Relations News Release 2008:101, p.1
9/25/2008 Students in grades one, three, and five will be "getting their green on" this fall when UNI's Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center launches a comprehensive education program on recycling, reusing, and reducing waste.
38 UNI will hold celebration in honor of Earth Day
Public Relations News Release 2007:608, p.1
4/16/2008 Program will include clothing drive, displays, recycling demonstration, and workshops.
39 Recycling at UNI a winning solution
Public Relations News Release 2007:365, p.1
1/17/2008 Many people have taken advantage of the recycling drop-off site near the Physical Plant.
40 UNI celebrates grand opening of Business and Community Services Building
Public Relations News Release 2007:107, p.1
8/17/2007 The grand opening of the Business and Community Services Building will be August 25.
41 UNI to provide media special access to new Business and Community Services Building and programs, Tuesday, August 21
Public Relations News Release 2007:104, p.1
8/15/2007 The dedication of the Business and Community Services Building will be August 25.
42 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/16/2007 The Earth Day Celebration will be taking place Tuesday, April 17.
43 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/30/2006 The Polymer Research and Materials Innovation Service Laboratory open house is Tuesday, October 31.
44 Earth Day and 'Sole Power' celebration to take place at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/12/2006 UNI will host the fourth annual Earth Day and "Sole Power" celebration on the UNI campus.
45 UNI prof to deliver keynote address at EURO Summer School in Netherlands
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
5/11/2005 Catherine Zeman will give an address entitled "Sustainable Management of Water and Resources: A Global Task for Survival."
46 Earth Day and Sole Power encourage students to conserve energy, help save environment
Helgerson--Leah (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:52, p.1
4/19/2005 Festivities are planned to celebrate Earth Day; photo.
47 UNI center director hopeful about country's recycling efforts
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
11/15/2004 Catherine Zeman will advocate that simple acts of recycling can make a difference.
48 Earth Day challenge: leave the car at home
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:52, p.1
4/20/2004 UNI holds Earth Day Celebration in order for people to learn more about the environment; photo.
49 UNI offers cell phone recycling
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 100:12, p.5
10/10/2003 Program encourages students to recycle their old cell phones on October 24.
50 UNI center accepting cell phones for recycling
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/2/2003 Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center will distribute phones to domestic violence shelters.

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