News & Events
Green Iowa AmeriCorps -
HOLIDAY LIGHTS RECYCLING DRIVE
Monday, Dec. 1 through Monday, Jan. 12
Cedar Falls and Waterloo
Bring your old, broken, unwanted or unused holiday string lighting to one of Green Iowa AmeriCorps' six drop-off locations in Cedar Falls and Waterloo. Enter to win a FREE box of new energy-efficient LED string lights when you drop off your old lights!
- Cedar Falls Public Library
- Waterloo Public Library
- Ace Hardware (Cedar Falls)
- Menards (Cedar Falls)
- Menards (Waterloo)
- CEEE at UNI
Help spread the word! View and share the Holiday Lights Recycling Drive flier.
Winter holidays provide a prime opportunity to write a significant person in your life a gratitude letter to express the meaning and pleasure you get from a relationship. Reclaim Your Holidays created a simple handout to help you get started.
Green Film Series -
Tuesday, Dec. 2; 7:00-9:00 p.m.
CEEE Auditorium on the UNI Campus (map)
Author and filmmaker Bjørn Lomborg takes an alternative approach to dealing with the global warming crisis. The film focuses on his ideas about how to make the environmental movement less propagandist and more realistic. View the film over popcorn and join us for discussion. Admission is free.
GREEN IOWA AMERICORPS
News crews followed Green Iowa AmeriCorps volunteers while they performed energy audits as a free service to Northeast Iowa organizations and residents. The stories highlighted Green Iowa AmeriCorps’ free energy audit and weatherization services as a way to help mitigate high utility bills. They also spotlighted the special efforts Green Iowa AmeriCorps makes to provide services to people in need.
HELPING STUDENTS LEARN TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT AND LIVE WELL
January - April 2015
TWO HELPFUL CEEE WEBSITES
Reclaim Your Holidays and The Way We Live are two programs of the CEEE that share the same goal: To assist traditional and nontraditional educators in helping students and people of all ages "live what they 'love'" and consume differently. Uncover a wealth of resources tried and proven useful by educators! After browsing the websites, search the Reclaim Your Holidays database and The Way We Live database to help you find just the right tools for your workshop or classroom.
EASTERN IOWA HOME IMPROVEMENT & LANDSCAPING SHOW
Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, Waterloo
Save the date! Green Iowa AmeriCorps volunteers will join other home and landscaping exhibits at the show. Watch this space for more information...