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Build Your Volunteer Experience With Game Day Recycling
This is a great opportunity for fraternities, sororities, and student orgs to fulfill service hours early in the school year! PLUS it gives your student group the exposure to recruit new members while also making a difference.

Do good while having fun on game day! As a volunteer for Game Day Recycling, you can soak in the game day atmosphere while engaging fans and helping them sort their recycling and waste into the correct bin.
Sign up to volunteer for Game Day Recycling here! Learn more about the program here.
Sept. 21 - Growing Our Future Tree Planting, Terry Trueblood, 10am - 12pm
Sept. 25 - 29 - Over the Levee, Under the Plow Seminar, Quad Cities
Sept. 26 - FoodCorps Job Info Session, Office of Sustainability, 4pm - 5pm, RSVP
Sept. 26 - Rebuilding Nature's Relationships at Home, BBE, 6:30pm - 8pm, RSVP
Oct. 2 - Extreme Weather in Iowa Symposium, Des Moines, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Oct. 2 - Raj Patel: Hunger, Inequality and Climate Change, Englert, 7pm - 9pm
Oct. 9 - Artifishal: Free Documentary Screening, Filmscene, 6pm - 8:30pm, RSVP

Find more eco-friendly events on our website!
Game Day Recycling Volunteer, sign up before each game.
ENRE Student Fellowship, apply before September 27.
Campus RainWorks Challenge, submit your project before October 15.
Leopold Center Sustainability Scholarship, apply before October 30.
CIVIC Internship, apply soon.
Green Iowa AmeriCorps Full-Time Service, apply soon.

Find more funding and career opportunities on our website!

The future of humanity relies on insects. That’s why entomologist Doug Tallamy of the University of Delaware has researched the interactions between insects and plants, uncovering how human landscapes should adapt to support these vital critters. 

Read more about rebuilding nature's relationships at home our website.

Hear what you can do to protect the future of insects at Dr. Doug Tallamy's guest lecture on Thursday, Sept. 26 in 101 BBE.
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As the new academic year begins, exciting new programs are ramping up in the University’s Housing & Dining department to reduce food waste across campus.

Read about how UHD will use a new food waste management system to achieve higher rates of food waste diversion than ever before on our website.
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University of Iowa Student Government (UISG) representatives made Big Ten history this month when they proposed and passed a resolution to declare a climate emergency at the annual Association of Big Ten Students Summer Conference.

"As student government leaders of the B1G Universities, we must make environmental sustainability a top priority in both our organizations and our institutions at large," said Student Body President Noel Mills in support of the resolution.

Read about the resolution and how UISG is acting on climate change on our website.
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"The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability launched a new database at the start of the summer to help connect researchers and professors with each other and the local community."

Read about our Sustainability Scientists and Scholars database and how it is bridging the gap between UI researchers and the community via The Daily Iowan.
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Contact the Sustainability News Network at for help creating and distributing your story. We are happy to help!
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