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  • IU Statewide Sustainability Summit brings together sustainability leaders from across IU
    Wed, 15 Feb 2017

    The Second Annual Indiana University Statewide Sustainability Summit on Feb. 3 brought together those involved in sustainability from IU campuses across the state to share their ideas, insights and concerns.

  • 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.

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    Sustainability Events

      Sustainability Movie Series: Waste Land
      04-06-2017 04:00 PM

      Join the Student Sustainability Council at IUPUI for series of sustainabiilty documentaries. Stay after for a brief discussion on the movie topic. Free and open to the public!

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      IU Day
      04-19-2017 12:00 AM

      IU Day is a 24-hour, binge-watching, social-sharing, IU-wearing, online celebration of Indiana University and the people who make IU possible (that’s you). Donate to support the initative of the IUPUI Office of Sustainabilty here: https:// >> Read More

      Fresh Produce Market
      04-20-2017 10:00 AM

      Pick up some fresh, local produce at IUPUI's monthly Fresh Produce Market!  Chef Roger will also have a special dish that uses the produce for sale from 11-1.  Bring your reusable bag for $1 off a purchase of $5+.

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      Fresh Produce Market
      04-20-2017 10:00 AM

      Pick up some fresh, local produce at IUPUI's monthly Fresh Produce Market!  Chef Roger will also have a special dish that uses the produce for sale from 11-1.  Bring your reusable bag for $1 off a purchase of $5+.

      >> Read More

    Office of Sustainability

    Lockefield Village
    980 Indiana Avenue, Room 4408
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
    sustindy@iupui.edu
    317.278.1308
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