ECO Iowa City

Apparently, an organization has been started in Iowa City very recently that will help promote and improve environmental sustainability here in town. I just found out about it on Facebook, and I’m already extremely excited about it! It’s being managed by the Iowa City Public Library & the City of Iowa City Public Works Division and funded by the International City /County Management Association, and they’ll be focusing on urban composting & local food, energy conservation, urban stormwater management, and smart waste disposal. Some of the services they’ll be offering here in town will be:

  • seed and start give-a-ways
  • coupons for free Iowa City Community Compost
  • free compact fluorescent bulbs and winterizing kits
  • mini-grants for compost bins and rain barrels (apparently, they’ll be selling these at the Iowa City Habitat for Humanity ReStore)
  • free smart waste disposal events

If you want more information, please visit the website here, or the Facebook group here.

Hooray, sustainability!

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