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UNI to offer teacher workshop on waste reduction<br>

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Susan Salterberg, program manager, UNI Center for Energy & Environmental Education, (319) 498-4516
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Center for Energy and Environmental Education and the Iowa Recycling Association are sponsoring 'Waste Reduction: Addressing the Overlooked 'R' in Grades 7-12,' a workshop for teachers. Participating teachers may earn one graduate credit through the two-part workshop at the Johnston Public Library, Jan. 18, and April 5, 2003. Cost is $50.

To earn credit, each instructor must teach a waste reduction unit in his or her school. Teachers participating in the workshop may be from various disciplines, including English language arts, social studies, math, science and/or business.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has provided support for the program.

For more information on the workshop, contact Susan Salterberg at (319) 498-4516 or salterberg@uni.edu. To register, call 1-800-648-3864 or register online at www.uni.edu/ceee/wastereduction/workshop.html.