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RRTTC serves as a research, education and outreach center for the development of economical approaches to solving intractable solid waste problems, providing research and technical assistance on public health concerns as they relate to solid waste concerns.
Second UNI Conference on Sustainability: Environmental Equity and Resilience in the Cedar Valley and Beyond Join us for this exciting and informative conference on Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 7:30 am-5:00 pm in Maucker Union. Click here to register. Robert Ping from Walkable and Livable Communities Institute will be the keynote speaker. Attend concurrent sessions on Food Issues, Natural Resources/Energy, Policy Concerns, and Health Topics. Later, Eric O'Brien will give a UNI Sustainability news and progress report.
Reusable Mugs at the Union Take steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Come visit the RRTTC booth in Maucker Union on February 25 from 9am-11am to learn how. Be more green and receive a free reusable mug. For more information click here
Canada and the US Partners in the Arctic Join rgw University of Northern Iowa and the Consulate General of Canada for the Canada and the US: Partners & Allies in Arctic Research, Sustainability and Development symposium. For more information click here
Spring 2015 Film Series The RRTTC and Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition are starting the Spring film series on January 28th. All films will be in the CEEE Auditorium at 7:00 pm. For a list of the films and more information, click here
Service Teacher Opportunity to earn one credit through garden Workshop this summer This workshop focuses on teaching K-6 educators how to implement a school garden to teach a variety of subjects from A to Z including Art, Botany, Chemistry, Decomposition, Entomology, Fractions, Germination, History, Investigation, Journaling, Kipling, etc.; learning to apply an endless range of topics to a school garden. Registration and details found by clicking here
UNI Faculty Leadership In Sustainability Education The Faculty Leadership Summer Institute will bring together a team of highly motivated UNI faculty dedicated to conversing about sustainability from an array of perspectives, broadening their understanding of the multiple dimensions of sustainability, and co-discovering innovative ways of integrating sustainability perspectives into existing courses.
Recycle Cell Phones and Rechargeable Batteries Recycle old cell phones and rechargeable batteries by dropping them off in designated boxes around campus!
LENR: The Promise of Clean and Affordable Energy
Enjoy these new recycling commercials developed by the RRTTC.
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