On the Radio: Coe College reduces environmental impact on-campus


Listen to this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below. This week’s episode highlights the sustainability efforts of Coe College. Over the last handful of years, Coe College in Cedar Rapids has enacted a series of sustainability measures to reduce the school’s environmental impact. This is the Iowa Environmental Focus on sustainable communities. In 2008, … Continue reading On the Radio: Coe College reduces environmental impact on-campus

On the Radio: ISU’s Printing an Copy Services strives for sustainability


Listen to this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below. This week’s episode highlights the sustainability efforts of Iowa State University’s Printing and Copy Services. With the school year well underway, Iowa State University’s Printing and Copy Services is working to limit their environmental impact. This is the Iowa Environmental Focus on sustainable communities. Iowa State’s Printing … Continue reading On the Radio: ISU’s Printing an Copy Services strives for sustainability

On the Radio: Dubuque benefits from renewable energy map


Listen to this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below. This week’s episode discusses a renewable energy map developed for the city of Dubuque. Dubuque residents and businesses will better understand how to optimally use renewable energy thanks to University of Iowa graduate students. This is the Iowa Environmental Focus on sustainable communities.

On the Radio: Cedar Rapids strives for a cleaner city


Listen to this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below. This week’s episode highlights the environmental efforts of Cedar Rapids. Cedar Rapids is taking the necessary steps to clean up their city with the recently announced iGreenCR initiative. This is the Iowa Environmental Focus on sustainable communities.

On the Radio: Charles City named Iowa “River Town of the Year”


Check out this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below.  It features our latest sustainble city – Charles City, Iowa. After a series of devastating floods in 1999 and 2008, Charles City has rebounded to become Iowa’s “River Town of the Year”. This is the Iowa Environmental Focus on sustainable communities.

On the Radio: Decorah highlights sustainable living


Check out this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below.  It features our latest sustainble city – Decorah. Did you know you can make compost out of worm waste? Many residents in Decorah know it after the third annual Decorah Iowa Green Initiative.

On the Radio: New Iowa City recycling center takes green construction to new levels


Listen to our latest radio segment here.  It features the efforts of our latest sustainable community – Iowa City.  You can also read the transcript below. With considerable attention to details including the use of waterless urinals, a new Iowa City recycling center hopes to become the city’s greenest building.