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Sustainability in the News

  • 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.

  • Trash diversion program makes splash at U.S. Olympic Diving Trials
    Wed, 03 Aug 2016

    David Boudia, Steele Johnson, Amy Cozad and the others who qualified for Rio 2016 weren’t the only winners at last month’s U.S. Olympic Diving Trials at the IUPUI Natatorium.

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    Sustainability Events

      Greening IUPUI Grant Applications Due
      02-01-2017 12:00 AM

      Have you come up with a way to reduce IUPUI's environmental impact or promote campus sustainability? Submit your idea, and you could win a Greening IUPUI Grant to make it happen.  Greening IUPUI Grants are awarded one time per year to p >> Read More

      Fresh Produce Market
      02-16-2017 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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