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This page lists resouces categorized by focus area or topic: education, energy and infrastructure, enviornmental quality, food, resource use, computing, and transportation. If you would like to add or modify a resource to/in this list, please email .

Education

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  • Sustainability Related and Focused Course Lists
    • This website provides lists of sustainability related and focused courses on the IU Bloomington campus, offered at the graduate and undergraduate level.
    • Website
  • Themester 2010: sustain.ability: Thriving on a Small Planet
    • In 2010, the College of Arts and Sciences supported a campus wide sustainability-themed semester with a groundbreaking schedule of lectures, courses, and events.
    • Themester Website
    • Themester Guide
Energy and Infrastructure

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  • Campus Master Plan
    • This website provides lists of sustainability related and focused courses on the IU Bloomington campus, offered at the graduate and undergraduate level.
    • Website
  • Integrated Energy Master Plan
    • In 2010, the College of Arts and Sciences supported a campus wide sustainability-themed semester with a groundbreaking schedule of lectures, courses, and events.
    • Themester Website
  • IU Energy Challenge
    • This program strives to instill conservation habits in students.  
  • The IU Department of Physical Plant
    • This department is responsible for all utilities on the IUB campus.  
  • External Resources
Environmental Quality

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  • Campus Master Plan
    • This website provides lists of sustainability related and focused courses on the IU Bloomington campus, offered at the graduate and undergraduate level.
    • Website
  • Dunn's Woods Restoration Project
    • This program is aimed at restoring the natural ecosystems in these woodlands. 
  • The Tailgrass Prairie Restoration Project
    • This student run project allows for those interested in sustainability to experiement with different aspects of prairie plants to better the environment.  
  • The IU Research and Teaching Preserve (IURTP)
    • This website provides information about the research areas for sustainable field studies that this program focuses on.  
Food

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  • Designing an Edible Campus Series
    • This website provides lists of sustainability related and focused courses on the IU Bloomington campus, offered at the graduate and undergraduate level.
    • Website
  • Campus Garden Initiative
    • Everything there is to know about the gardens, volunteer opportunities, and accomplishment's the IU Edible Campus Initiative have made can be found here.  
  • Big Red Eats Green (BREG)
    • BREG is a Fall Harvest Festival that celebrates Bloomington vendors, increases awareness of the benefits of local food, and and supports the local food community.  
  • External Resources
Computing

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  • Sustainability Related and Focused Course Lists
    • This website provides lists of sustainability related and focused courses on the IU Bloomington campus, offered at the graduate and undergraduate level.
    • Website
  • Themester 2010: sustain.ability: Thriving on a Small Planet
    • In 2010, the College of Arts and Sciences supported a campus wide sustainability-themed semester with a groundbreaking schedule of lectures, courses, and events.
    • Themester Website
    • Themester Guide
  • E-Waste Collections
    • Upcoming E-waste collection days at IU can be found here.  
    • The IU Surplus Store conducts proper recycling of this material.  
  • Sustainability Dashboard Initiative
    • Coming soon!  An online dashboard is currently being developed to help students better understand campus sustainability.  
  • External Resources
    • Cornell University's sustainable computing website is a valuable resource to those interested in exploring and tackling computing issues in sustainability. 
    • The Green Grid is an industry-group devoted to engaging policy makers around the world to promote energy efficient data centers.  
    • Monroe County Identify and Reduce Invasive Species (MC-IRIS) is a group within Monroe County of conerned citizens working to reduce the enironmental and economical impacts of invasive species.  
    • Hoosier National Forest is a site containing maps and directions for all the surrounding forests in Indiana.  
Resource Use

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  • Sustainability Related and Focused Course Lists
    • This website provides lists of sustainability related and focused courses on the IU Bloomington campus, offered at the graduate and undergraduate level.
    • Website
  • Themester 2010: sustain.ability: Thriving on a Small Planet
    • In 2010, the College of Arts and Sciences supported a campus wide sustainability-themed semester with a groundbreaking schedule of lectures, courses, and events.
    • Themester Website
  • Green Procurement Guide 
    • This resource will be available in the summer of 2013.  
  • Re-Use Resources
  • Green Certified Products
  • Athletics
    • Greening Cream and Crimson helps implement sustainability with fans at IU sporting events.  
  • Composting
Transportation

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  • Campus Master Plan
    • This website provides lists of sustainability related and focused courses on the IU Bloomington campus, offered at the graduate and undergraduate level.
    • Website
  • Transportation Demand Management Study
    • In 2010, the College of Arts and Sciences supported a campus wide sustainability-themed semester with a groundbreaking schedule of lectures, courses, and events.
    • Themester Website
  • Bicycle Initiative
    • This website has everything you need to know about bicycling at Indiana University.  
    • Locations for bike routes and campus bike racks in the Bloomington community make biking convenient.  
  • Bus System
  • Carsharing 
  • External Resources
    • See the real comparison of your daily transportation choices on this website.  
    • Mother Nature Network is a reliable source for expert advice on all things green transportation.