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  • IUPUI pursues green buildings, saving resources and helping to transform building markets
    Mon, 30 Jan 2017

    University Hall at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has become the fifth officially certified green building on campus, reflecting a commitment to sustainable construction by Indiana University. A sixth IUPUI building is expected to join that list later this year.

  • Campus tree cover undergoing changes
    Tue, 15 Nov 2016

    Last week, Indianapolis city workers began removing up to 77 trees along Michigan Street that must be cleared to provide space for the conversion of the street to two-way traffic, a project expected to be concluded by fall 2017.

  • IUPUI, Butler collaboration wins $50,000 sustainable campus competition
    Thu, 10 Oct 2016

    A collaboration between Butler University and IUPUI beat entries from 225 other colleges and universities to win the $50,000 Sustainable Campus Competition LIVE! by presenting a proposal to expand food-waste composting at both universities.

  • IUPUI, Butler University join forces for chance to win $50,000 sustainability prize
    Wed, 28 Sep 2016

    How many pounds of plastic bottle caps does it take to make an 8-foot picnic table? The answer is 800 pounds, according to Jessica Davis. The director of the Office of Sustainability has overseen Bottle Caps for School Benches, a campus-wide effort to collect the plastic caps in an effort to help the community.

  • IUPUI bottle cap collection initiative helps kids, spreads awareness about recycling
    Wed, 05 Oct 2016

    Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis’ sustainability director and Butler University’s sustainability coordinator will stand shoulder-to-shoulder Oct. 10 at a conference in Baltimore, where they will make a high-stakes three-minute pitch for a food-composting proposal they hope will bring the two campuses $50,000.

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