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April 18, 2016
How One Iowa School is Reducing Food Waste

With rising landfill tipping fees, many Iowa schools are looking for an alternative to tossing their food waste in the trash. One way gaining popularity is through composting. It diverts food waste from the landfill and can save hundreds of dollars. Don’t think it can be done? Check out Central Community School in Elkader.

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By Mallory Feeney
April 15, 2016
Permit Amnesty Period for Prepared Feeds Manufacturing Facilities Ending July 1, 2016

The federal 7D NESHAP for Prepared Feeds Manufacturing at Area Sources (40 CFR Part 63 Subpart DDDDDDD) was adopted by the Iowa DNR in September 2014.

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By Lea Hensel
February 23, 2016
What Iowa Small Businesses Need to Know About...

New and Updated Air Quality Construction Permits

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By Mallory Feeney

September 23, 2015
IWRC Awarded Grant to Continue Food Waste Reduction Efforts

A new national food waste reduction goal has been set by government agencies just in time for the Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) at the University of Northern Iowa to begin a new grant-funded project to continue its progressive action of reducing food waste in Iowa and diverting it from landfills.

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March 24, 2015
Nickey to Serve on National Committee

Dan Nickey, Associate Director of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center, has accepted an invitation to serve as a member on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Air Act Advisory Committee.

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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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