Cedar Falls Recycles

Mission for Schools to Change

Holmes Junior High IA

Holmes Junior High School was visited by the Iowa Waste Reduction Center in October of 2020 to observe their new food waste and composting systems....

First Day of School: Kicking Off the 2021-2022 School Year

Welcome back returning students to the 2021-2022 school year! Holmes Helps is excited to return for this coming school year with a new website. The Holmes Helps team is ready to kick off this school year with new and exciting projects. We are starting day one green and clean with changes to the cafeteria and...

World Planting Day

Did you know there’s an entire day dedicated to planting around the globe? I don’t mean Earth Day or Arbor Day, but a completely separate holiday known as World Planting Day! Learn 7 ways to celebrate World Planting Day at PlanetHome.eco.

America Recycles Day

On America Recycles Day 2021 (November 15), EPA recognized the importance and impact of recycling, which has contributed to American prosperity and the protection of our environment. The recycling efforts of communities and businesses throughout the United States have helped with this success and growth. To build on our progress, EPA encourages every American to...

UNI Science Conference

University of Northern Iowa

Are you a current or future teacher interested in the work that Sustainable Schools is doing this year? Come check out our exhibit at the UNI Science Conference! Sustainable Schools will have an exhibit with all the different activities and progress that have been done this school year. Maya Mallavarapu, a student from Cedar Falls...

Earth Week Campus Clean Up Challenge!

In collaboration with Green Iowa AmeriCorps, we will be hosting trash pick-ups throughout Earth Week! Stay tuned to find out if your building is participating!

Earth Day!

Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Today, Earth Day is widely recognized as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behavior and create global,...

National Arbor Day

Former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt once compared the world’s forests to being the “lungs of our land” as trees provide us all with clean, breathable air. National Arbor Day is used to plant trees in your community as a reminder that trees are the lungs of our planet. Find local organizations in your community...


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