Newsroom

Welcome to the IWRC Newsroom. For more information on news releases, events or photos, contact the Communications team at iwrcpr@uni.edu

January 23, 2015
Upcoming Marketing Workshops for Solid Waste Agencies

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources' Financial and Business Assistance section is hosted three workshops in late January and February 2015 for solid waste agencies and natural resource groups. 

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By Lea Hensel
January 21, 2015
Residential Composting Kit Available for Download

Have you thought about composting but just don't know where to start? Here at the IWRC, we've developed a toolkit to get you started!

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By Lea Hensel
January 7, 2015
Reminder for Grain Elevators - Annual PTE Due January 31

Group 1 and Group 2 grain elevators in Iowa are required to calculate their facility's 2014 PM10 potential to emit (PTE) by January 31, 2015 and the Iowa Waste Reduction Center’s GrainPTE program has been upgraded to help.

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By Lea Hensel

September 4, 2014
IWRC Announces Tech Days Event

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center at the University of Northern Iowa is excited to announce Tech Days 2014. 

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August 12, 2014
New Grant Will Help Educate Public and Landfills About Composting

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center has been awarded a $77,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development.

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August 4, 2014
IWRC to Host Webinar on Construction and Demolition Waste Reduction

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center announced today that it will host a live webinar titled, “Reducing Construction and Demolition Waste in Iowa,” on Wednesday, September 10 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

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December 23, 2014
IWRC Newsletter | December 2014

It's the final newsletter of 2014! We briefly recap the year and share new stories this month - an award from UNI, new food waste resources developed and VirtualPaint news.

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November 12, 2014
IWRC Newsletter | November 2014

With less than two months left in the year, this month's newsletter features a checklist to help you finish the year strong. Plus a feature on what we learned through the construction and demolition project, as well as your industry news.

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October 15, 2014
IWRC Newsletter | October 2014

This month's newsletter features the start of a new food waste reduction project as well as the results from the Iowa Compressed Air Leak Management Project. And as always, your industry news.

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