On the Radio: UI increases recycling at Kinnick Stadium


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Listen to this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below. This week’s episode highlights recycling efforts at UI’s Kinnick Stadium.

This football season recycling efforts will increase both inside and outside of Kinnick Stadium.

This is the Iowa Environmental Focus.

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UI to host sustainability rally


Photo by Jon Fravel (jfravel, Flickr).

On October 11, the University of Iowa is hosting a sustainability rally for the campus and community.

The rally will take place in the Kinnick Stadium press box. Participating groups include the UI Environmental Coalition, Engineers for a Sustainable World, ECO Hawks, Sierra Student Coalition, City of Iowa City, Iowa City Summer of Solutions, the Backyard Abundance program, representatives from UI President Sally Mason’s office, Facilities Management, the Sustainability Curriculum Advisory Committee, the Water Sustainability Initiative, and the Office of Sustainability.

Students will have a chance to meet with these groups and form relationships with them.

For more information, including how to register for the event, go here.

 

 

UI to increase recycling efforts at Kinnick Stadium


Trash left outside Kinnick Stadium by tailgaters. Photo by Phil Roeder, Flickr.

The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability, Athletics Department, ECO Hawk student organization and Delta Tau Delta fraternity are working together to increase recycling at the university’s Kinnick Stadium.

Recycling station will now be available both outside and inside the stadium to accommodate tailgating and concession waste. Volunteers will work at these stations to help sort the recycling.

Read more about the University of Iowa’s efforts here.