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Recipient of a 2012 Second Nature Climate Leadership Award. One of eight colleges across the country to receive an "A" on the 2011 College Sustainability Report Card.

Annual Plant Giveaway

The Center for Sustainable Communities and Luther College Grounds Crew are hosting a Plant Giveaway on Thursday, September 25th.

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Food Faith Climate

Food, Faith, and Climate Workshop

Iowa Interfaith Power & Light, in partnership with the Center for Sustainable Communities, invites you to take part in the Decorah Food, Faith, and Climate Workshop, which will take place on September 27, 2014.

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Luther College offers CSA reimbursement program

Luther College's Center for Sustainable Community has partnered with local farmers to provide Luther faculty and staff the opportunity to participate in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and receive reimbursement for a portion of the share they choose to buy.

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Jim Martin-Schramm, Luther College professor of religion and interim director of the center for sustainable communities gives a tour of the solar field

Luther College hosts renewable energy tour

On June 21, the summer solstice-the day with the most hours of daylight in the year, Luther College will host a public tour of its renewable energy facilities. The tour is part of the "Solar Works for Iowa" campaign, which is promoting similar events in communities across the state to discuss the potential for solar energy to heat and power Iowans' homes, businesses and farms.  

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Education for Sustainable Development Conference in Japan

A youth delegation is being selected to go to a youth conference (ages 18-35) on education for sustainable development (ESD) in Japan in November 2014, with 50 attendees from all over the world, marking the last international conference on this topic for the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.

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Waste Diversion

Be a Waste Diverter!

Volunteer to be a waste diverter assistant during finals week and help reduce the quantity of materials that end up in the landfill, as well as help students learn what is waste vs. what is recyclable/reusable! 

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