Led by assistant professor Pamela Napier, the students were asked, among other things, to design signage that would guide athletes, fans and others to use not only trash and recycle bins, but a third kind of bin that was added for the zero-waste initiative: compost bins.
The Indiana University Natatorium will be ready to operate as a zero-waste athletic facility when competitors arrive June 18 for the Olympic Diving Trials, becoming the first athletic facility in Indiana to achieve zero-waste goals and hosting the first Olympic event to have the zero-waste designation.
Tree plantings, community service, sustainability practices and a bit of urban gardening will make April a busy month at IUPUI, as the Office of Sustainability and the Student Sustainability Council lead a celebration of Earth Month on campus.
Ever wonder about how to dispose of your containers and leftovers after a visit to the food court? Which items should go to recycling, and which into the trash?
Cold weather may limit the number of bicycle riders around campus this winter, but Parking and Transportation Services officials believe now is the time for students, staff and faculty riders to prepare for better weather ahead by following the Bike IUPUI program.
The market has a large variety of fresh organic and local fruits and vegetables. Along with cooking demonstrations, limited tasting and recipes will be available for your palate’s delight.>> Read More