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News Releases for Office of Sustainability

IUPUI named a 2012 Tree Campus USA

March 6, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is a Tree Campus USA for the first time, the Arbor Day Foundation has announced.

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IUPUI University Library launches electronics recycling program as latest green effort

Library Learning Spaces IIIFebruary 28, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library is launching a small electronics recycling effort as its latest program to support the campus commitment to sustainability.

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Survey to gauge how Indianapolis views sustainability

February 18, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS - Businesses, health care organizations, churches, nonprofits, higher education institutions, other groups and residents in Indianapolis are being asked how they view sustainability in a survey sponsored by the Indiana Construction Roundtable and conducted by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Greening IUPUI grants available to fund ideas to reduce campus's impact on environment

Going greenDecember 17, 2012 — A total of $50,000 in grants will be awarded to IUPUI students, staff and faculty whose proposals to reduce the campus’s environmental impact are selected for 2013 Greening IUPUI grants. The deadline for submitting a pre-application is Jan. 28.

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IUPUI aims to reduce trash with campus-wide single-stream recycling

Office of SustainabilityNovember 15, 2012 — Beginning Jan. 1, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will convert to single-stream recycling.

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Green cuisine

October 29, 2012 — The second workshop in the IUPUI Events Going Green educational series, Green Cuisine, will be held Nov. 28.

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IUPUI sustainability day set for Oct. 24

Students work on urban gardenOctober 19, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will join universities across the U.S. to celebrate the 10th national Campus Sustainability Day Oct. 24, focusing on achievements and challenges for students, faculty and staff who are integrating sustainability principles and practices into their institutions and communities

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IUPUI Events Going Green workshop series begins Oct. 18

October 3, 2012 — The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Events Going Green workshop series begins Oct. 18 with a kickoff luncheon featuring Amy Spatrisano, an internationally known pioneer, leader, visionary and innovator in the field of sustainable meeting and event management.

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Green Generation Fair focuses on sustainability, environment

Fair visitors learn about biking as alternative to driving August 23, 2012 — Students, faculty and staff streamed through the third annual Green Generation Fair at IUPUI today.

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IUPUI hopes to boost recycling in on-campus housing with single-stream bins

August 15, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis students moving into on-campus housing for the start of classes Aug. 20 will find something new: bins that are part of a single-stream recycling initiative.

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