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51 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.
52 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.
53 Wasteful practices escalate paper costs
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.1
11/6/2009 Student impatience blamed for the overuse of printing at Rod Library. Fliers and a new policy of a forty page limit are aimed to help reduce waste. Paper is recycled, but increased costs of paper and toner require action; photo.
54 UNI offers waste reduction workshops for graduate credit
Public Relations News Release 2009:144, p.1
11/2/2009 Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked "R," a one-hour course, will be held at the Scott Area Recycling Center in Davenport as a two-part course in January and April of 2010.
55 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.
56 Green Week encourages environmental awareness
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.2
10/6/2009 Presentations and discussions during Green Week will allow students to consider the consequences of environmental changes. A campus conversation will be held. Energy efficient light bulbs will be distributed. "King Corn" will be shown; photo.
57 Vanity unites with Cotton Inc. to promote denim jean recycling
Zaputil--Racqel Marie (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.12
9/29/2009 Companies strive to collect 100,000 pairs of donated jeans, which will be recycled into environmentally-friendly Ultra Touch Natural Cotton Fiber Insulation to aid communities in need.
58 GreenProject UNI sponsors 2009 Wind Generation Festival
Public Relations News Release 2009:41, p.1
9/11/2009 The purpose of the festival is to spread the excitement of the green movement at the College. "We want students to be the change, to know that their voices will be heard when it comes to bettering our campus."
59 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.
60 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
61 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.
62 Teachers to explore waste reduction Workshop includes tour of Boone County Landfill
Public Relations News Release 2008:558, p.1
6/3/2009 Waste reduction: it's the 'overlooked 'R'" and the subject of an interdisciplinary graduate-credit course designed specifically for K-12 teachers.
63 UNI's NABL Center develops technology that opens the door for biobased motor oils
Public Relations News Release 2008:560, p.1
6/3/2009 The National Ag-Based Lubricants (NABL) Center has developed a technology that continuously recycle engine oil, overcoming the problem of oxidation stability and allowing biobased engine oil to be used in diesel engines.
64 No excuse for not recycling
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:27, p.8
12/12/2008 Offers tips for recycling material that should not simply go into the wastebasket.
65 UNI, City of Cedar Falls announce rising numbers at campus recycling site
Public Relations News Release 2008:237, p.1
11/20/2008 The second-year anniversary of the collaboration with the City of Cedar Falls celebrates nearly 18 percent improvement in tons recycled at the city/university recycling collection site. The largest increases were in newsprint, paper, and plastic bags.
66 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.
67 UNI gets its green on
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:51, p.1
4/22/2008 UNI celebrates Earth Day with exhibits, helpful hints, workshops, and free food; photo.
68 UNI is aware of recycling
Miller--Zanetta Liza (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:51, p.5
4/22/2008 UNI is involved in paper recycling and collaborating with the city of Cedar Falls. Recycle bins are located in many areas on campus.
69 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.
70 One man's trash is another man's treasure
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:28, p.5
1/18/2008 Urges people to conserve resources and not to throw away perfectly usable items.
71 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.
72 Dining green
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:15, p.4
10/16/2007 Maucker Union and catered events by UNI have implemented ideas to reduce waste. Food is served in reusable containers. Napkins are smaller; photo.
73 UNI group makes global warming local
Lee--Yi-Hsuan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:35, p.10
2/6/2007 Goal of Green Project UNI is education of students on issues relating to waste reduction; photo.
74 'Going green' goal of new student group
Northern Iowan 103:16, p.1
10/20/2006 Recycling on campus has a new emphasis from student-based groups; photo.
75 UNI offers two waste reduction graduate credit workshops for teachers
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/4/2006 Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked "R," and Service Learning: Moving "Reduce, Reuse and Recycling" Beyond the Classroom are the two available courses for teachers.
76 UNI, City of Cedar Falls teaming up for on-campus recycling project
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/26/2006 The University of Northern Iowa and the City of Cedar Falls have provided a city/university collection site for recycling.
77 UNI waste reduction workshop introduces teachers to reduction reuse and recycling
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/12/2006 Two-part course in Maquoketa encourages recycling and reducing waste.
78 UNI mini-workshop introduces education majors to reduction, reuse and recycling
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/10/2006 Central college students were introduced to waste reduction at a mini-workshop held by UNI's CEEE; list of participants provided.
79 E-waste a nationwide concern, recycling options available
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:32, p.1
1/27/2006 There are places in Cedar Falls that offer recycling centers for old electronics, thereby reducing waste; photo.
80 UNI waste reduction workshop introduces teachers to reduction reuse and recycling
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/21/2005 Thirty-four area teachers attened workshop on "Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked 'R;'" includes list of participants.
81 UNI Center for Energy & Environmental Education to introduce Value Added program
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
2/11/2005 New program stresses the importance of recycling.
82 Waste reduction workshop for credit
Northern Iowan 101:29, p.2
1/14/2005 UNI will offer a one credit hour workshop on waste reduction.
83 UNI professor Catherine Zeman named 'Recycler of the Year'
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/2/2004 First woman to receive award from the Iowa Recycling Association.
84 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.
85 UNI waste reduction specialist explains why America's recycling efforts have decreased
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
7/12/2004 Explains possible reasons for the decline in recycling practices in America.
86 UNI waste reduction workshop introduces teachers to reduction, reuse, and recycling
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
6/14/2004 Iowa teachers attend professional development course on waste reduction as a part of conservation efforts.
87 UNI waste reduction workshop targets middle school teachers
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
12/15/2003 Teachers can earn graduate credit by attending the UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education's "Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked 'R'" workshop held in Grinnell on Friday, January 23, 2004, Saturday, January 24, and Saturday, April 17.
88 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.
89 Reduce, reuse and recycle
Public Relations News Release 2002:442, p.1
4/7/2003 Benefits of recycling will be discussed.
90 Is Union recycling just a big waste?
Northern Iowan 99:31, p.1
1/28/2003 The remodeling and expansion of the Maucker Union has changed the way the facility handles its recyclable material.
91 Is College Hill a garbage mound?
Cisco--Laura (Student--2001-2003)
Northern Iowan 99:21, p.1
11/12/2002 Public Works Director Doyle Smith says that a small amount of recycling by college students would be a big help; photo.
92 Parents' home threatened by proposed Ottumwa landfill
Klodt--Joseph R. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:20, p.9
11/8/2002 Feels it's a shame to see good farmland covered by trash because recycling is not done as much as it could be.
93 One person's junk is another person's treasure
Public Relations News Release 2001:517, p.1
6/10/2002 Latest product of recycling is glasphalt.
94 Do your part: recycle
Peterson--Amy Elizabeth (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 98:49, p.11
4/12/2002 Encourages readers to recycle and help reduce the amount of solid waste in the landfills.
95 Debating the bottle bill
Public Relations News Release 2001:260, p.1
1/14/2002 The recent controversy over can recycling will be discussed by Allen Hayes.
96 Merry recycled Christmas
Public Relations News Release 2001:239, p.1
12/17/2001 Michaela Rich will offer suggestions for "eco-friendly" gifts.
97 Recycling an option on campus
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 98:19, p.1
11/6/2001 Residence halls provide students with easy ways to recycle.
98 The reality about recycling
Public Relations News Release 2001:166, p.1
10/22/2001 Elizabeth Plasket will talk about the effect of recycling on the nation.
99 UNI center tackles landfill/recycling issues
Public Relations News Release 2000:479, p.1
6/26/2001 Although people are recycling more, they are also throwing away more garbage than did 40 years ago.
100 Program to educate on waste reduction
Walk--Christian P. (Student--1998-2002)
Northern Iowan 97:36, p.3
2/9/2001 Discusses the difference between recycling and waste reduction.


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