• The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center

    The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center

    “Promoting environmental sustainability through Research, Education and Outreach”

 The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) is an interdisciplinary research, education and outreach center serving Regent university researchers and students, Iowa citizens, business and industry. Read More
  • Outreach Programs & Activites

    Outreach Programs & Activites

    The RRTTC develops and implements several environmental education outreach programs to serve various focus groups both at the University of Northern Iowa and in the community. Read More
  • Materials Innovation Services

    Materials Innovation Services

    The Materials Innovation Service, located in the Department of Industrial Technology at the University of Northern Iowa, is a joint program between the Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center, and the UNI Metal Casting Center. The UNI Metal Casting Center is a nationally recognized leader in foundry research, applied technology, and technical business assistance. Read More
  • Grants & Publications

    Grants & Publications

    The RRTTC promotes sound environmental research and the establishment of new technologies through its competitive grants program. Read More
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Latest News & Events

UNI Earth Day Celebration April 25th




Partnership Opportunity

Have an idea for a sustainable initiative or project? Want to partner with the RRTTC? Click here for more information. 

RA Programs

Sign up for an RA Program with the RRTTC! We offer an opportunity for Resident Assistants and their houses to learn more about sustainability practices on campus and how students can be involved. We can also do an interactive activity for residents including DIY crafts! Photos from previous events can be found here. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss a program with our staff and click here for a complete list of activities for the RA program.

From Soil to Supper Summer Camp

Join the RRTTC for the From Soil to Supper Summer Camp!



From July 6th to 10th, the RRTTC will be hosting a summer camp for children entering grades 5-8. Soil to Supper summer camp at the University of Northern Iowa will be held at the educational Creekside Harmony Garden located behind the CEEE. Participants will enjoy a week of learning how science, math, health and nutrition all play a vital role in growing a garden.  Students will explore Botany, Art and Crafts, World Cultures, Entomology, Microbiology, Writing, Nutrition and Cooking while actively gardening through the week. This camp is open to students entering 5th - 8th grades in the fall of 2015 and the fee is $45.


Click here to register your child for the camp.

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