The film "I AM" is the story of Hollywood director Tom Shadyac who experienced a life threatening head injury, and his ensuing journey to try and answer two very basic questions: What’s wrong with our world? and What can we do about it?
This film explores the transition to an economy based on sustainable practices. The documentary explores the advantages of a “global green economy,” both for the planet and the business sector. This segment is part of the “Ethical Markets” television series by Hazel Henderson.
The films "9,000 Needles" and "Community Acupuncture" both explore the use of acupuncture as a healing method. "9,000 Needles" tells the story of Devin Dearth, a 40-year-old who suffered a stroke and turned to acupuncture therapy. "Community Acupuncture" is a documentary chronicling Working Class Acupuncture, a clinic that opened in Portland, Ore. in 2002. Tara Anderson, local acupuncturist, will speak following the showing of the films.
Jerry Schnoor and Steve Goreham will host on online discussion about Climate Instability: Interpretations of Scientific Evidence. Follow the link to the RRTTC website for the links.
Reuse this Season! Reduce stress before finals with a reusable material craft. Help reuse an old dish by decorating it with sharpie and then putting in the oven to set. This craft is a great way to reuse something, give it a new purpose and to reduce waste.
We will be also be giving away some small plants courtesy of the UNI Botanical Center that will be accompanied by your choice of teacup to plant it in. These plants are small and only need watering every few weeks, making them an ideal plant for a dorm setting!
Please join us for this important academic conference call series. This call will be on the subject of Pandemic Preparedness with Laurie Garrett.
America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Event organizers educate neighbors, friends and colleagues through thousands of events. As part of America Recycle Day, the RRTTC will hand out reusable water bottles.
The UNI Wetland is in need of a clean up; pizza will be served afterwards. Registration is free but required for food and t-shirts orders.
The Price of Sand is the second film in the Fall Environmental Film series sponsored by the UNI Recylcing and Reuse Technology Transfer Center and the Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition. The film focuses on the impact frac sand mining has on small towns in Minnesota and Wisconsin.