Published: Aug. 22, 2017

During Welcome Week, visit the EC at:


August 19th

Graduate and Family Housing Welcome BBQ

Live in this part of campus? Join us! Details will come from Housing. We will be sharing stickers with the kids, and getting to know each other. We help answer a lot of bike questions at this event!


August 21st

UGGS orientation

Green Labs will be at the sessions for activism and engagement, and the lunch conversations with students about resources and opportunities for sustainable research and living practices.


August 22-29th

Annual Reusable School Supply Give-away: we collect reusables at our Recycling Operations Center and give them back to students- first come first served!

UMC tabling area 10am-4pm


August 22-25th 10am-4pm

Bike Registration and Semester Rentals Booth


August 23rd

The Black and Gold Bash with The Herd


August 24th

Connect at the Rec


August 25th

Taste of CU

We support the zero waste operations of this event, and will be helping share Live Green swag like water bottles, reusable bags and bamboo utensil kits.


August 25th

UMC Welcome Fest (UMC 355)

We will be making no-sew bags out of t-shirts and crafting custom buttons!


August 26th

A Zero Waste Welcome Concert with Program Council-


August 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, and September 1st

Campus Sustainability Tours

4pm, Meet at UMC 353, the Environmental Center, to start.

Did you know that CU-Boulder is one of the nation’s leading green schools? Find out how on a tour of main campus with the CU Environmental Center. We will explore a sampling of LEED green buildings, chemical-free landscapes, pollinator sanctuaries, zero waste and recycling programs, bike stations, renewable energy, sustainable food, and more initiatives that are helping CU-Boulder to achieve its sustainability goals. Wear comfortable walking shoes, weather appropriate clothing and bring a water bottle.]


August 30th

Be Involved Fair

Come say hi to us, and meet other environmental and social justice groups!