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Growing Young Gardeners Camp
This summer our Growing Young Gardeners Camp will take place from June 24th-28th for children aged 5-8. Over the week, our campers will play games, cook, create arts and crafts, and learn how to garden. For more information and registration, click here.
From Soil to Supper Kids Camp
Looking for an outdoor summer opportunity for your kids aged 7-10 over the summer? From July 8th-12th at Creekside Harmony Garden, we will be having our Soil to Supper Kids Camp! Our campers will spend time in the garden, create arts and crafts, and have the opportunity to make delicious recipes. For more information, click here.
IRA Student Membership Survey
Click here to take the IRA Survey!
UNI Earth Day Celebration - Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
The UNI Earth Day Celebration is here! Come join us at the NW Courtyard of Maucker Union on Wednesday, April 24th, from 10-2 pm. There will be lunch served from the grill, educational booths, free bike tune-ups, s'mores and more!
Sustainability Faculty Coffeehouse with Dr. Leigh Zeitz
Join Dr. Leigh Zeitz on February 27th to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals set by the UN. Come to ROD Library 287 from 3:15 to 4:15 to explore how these goals have been implemented into lesson plans and classroom projects. Light refreshments will be served!
Thank You For the Card Donations
The Holiday Card Hoorah was a great success this year. We collected 2,182 cards to be recycled, which is the equivalent of 36.5 pounds! Thank you for helping us to contribute to the St. Jude's Ranch for Children. We were able to send 1,884 cards to St. Jude's to be recycled, the rest of the cards we will recycle and repurpose into decor, gifts, and more!
Local Food & Film Festival
Check out the Local Food & Film Festival on March 2nd! Don't miss the chance to meet local producers, purchase local food, attend a film and discussion, and participate in a gardening class. This event will be at the Hearst Center for the Arts from 10 am to 3 pm. Free admission and fun for the whole family. For more information check out their website.
Holiday Card Hoorah
Donate your used holiday cards to be recycled and repurposed into holiday decor, gifts, and more! We will be collecting from December 10th - January 20th. Collection boxes are located at Maucker Union, WRC, CEEE, Gilchrist Hall, and Rod Library. Cards can also be sent by campus mail, RRTTC office mailing code 0814.
New Australian Labelling System
Do you want to recycle but aren't sure what all can be recycled? Don't worry, there is a new labelling system that strives to take the confusion out of recycling. This new Australian Recycling Label tells you which parts of the product can be recycled and which parts have to go to the garbage. This isn't only an effort to encourage consumers to recycle more, but also to push manufacturers to use recyclable materials. Here is more information on labelling.
Start New Habits Now
A simple way to add sustainable habits in your life now is to look at your daily routine.
By looking at your daily routine you can find simple ways to incorporate sustainable substitutes for things like your morning coffee, your daily hydration, your lunch or snacks. We have put together of list of ideas for you to try incorporating into your life. List of sustainable habits.