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Ames Green Activities At-A-Glance

ARC Research and Capabilities




ARC Institutional Activities


Environmental Management

Energy Management

Water Conservation

  • Reclaimed Water for Landscaping
  • Low Flow Toilets in Some Buildings



  • Paper
  • Batteries
  • Printer Cartridges
  • Bottles and Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Building Material
  • Electronic Waste
  • Metal Waste
  • Computers


  • Commute Alternatives Program
  • Bike to Work Day
  • Subsidized Employee Public Transportation Passes
  • Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles
  • GEM Cars
  • Green Vehicle Maintenance Products
  • Recycling Antifreeze in Motorpool
  • Recapped Tires in Motorpool

Green Products

Employee Engagement

  • Annual Earth Day Expo
  • Sustainability Awards
  • Green Seminar Series
  • Guest Speakers