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Be Sustainable in September
Start the school year off right with sustainable events, jobs, and more!
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.
Submit your project to our new Sustainable Student Projects database, designed to feature and share exceptional student projects at the University of Iowa!
View the database here. Submit your project here.
Sept. 4 - Student Involvement Fair, Hubbard Park, 6pm - 8pm
Sept. 6 - UI Green Fall Social, Big Grove Taproom, 5pm - 7pm
Sept. 12 - Global Climate Change Policy in a Changing Climate, 5pm - 6pm
Sept. 14 - Iowa River Clean-Up, All Day
Sept. 16 - Global Public Health Spotlight Lecture, CPHB, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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 - Rebuilding Nature's Relationships at Home, BBE, 6:30pm - 8pm
Oct. 2 - Extreme Weather in Iowa Symposium, Des Moines, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Oct. 9 - Artifishal: Free Documentary Screening, Filmscene, 6pm - 8:30pm

Find more eco-friendly events on our website!
Sustainable Development Winterim Study Abroad, apply before September 6.
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.
Wildwoods Farm Production Worker, apply soon.
CIVIC Internship, apply soon.
Green Iowa AmeriCorps Full-Time Service, apply soon.

Find more funding and career opportunities on our website!
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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