Climate Change In the News

September Newsletter

Sept. 14, 2016

Director's Update: Please Catch Up With CU Athletics! FLOWS: Conserving Water and Empowering Communities CU Boulder Awarded the 'Way to Go' Employer Award Composting 101 Eco-Tip: Waste Reduction and Pre-Cycling SCORE Program Sign Up Sustainable CU: A Call for Proposals Volunteer with Ralphie's Green Stampede Help Shape Campus Transportation Options... Read more »

Protect your Bike, Use a U-Lock

Sept. 16, 2016

Bike thefts on campus are on the rise! In the vast majority of thefts, bikes are either unlocked, improperly locked, or locked with lightweight cables or chains. U-lock style locks protect your bike best. Always lock your bicycle through its frame and front tire, to an approved bicycle parking rack... Read more »

Before the Flood Pre-Premiere!

Sept. 15, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 The CU Environmental Center s Energy Outreach Team is excited to announce that we are one of only three locations nationwide to be premiering Before the Flood, an inspiring new climate documentary by Martin Scorsese , Leonardo DiCaprio , Fisher Stevens, and National Geographic . The... Read more »

Weekly Sustainability Meetup, Wednesdays at 4pm

Sept. 14, 2016

Weekly Sustainability Meetup Wednesdays, 4:00pm, Hellems 267 These public meetups will cover a campus sustainability topic with a guest presenter and time for discussion and networking. See the calendar listing of the weekly events for fall semester. September 21: Campus Sustainability Overview September 28: Campus Green Tour October 5: Environmental... Read more »

Volunteer with Ralphie's Green Stampede

Sept. 14, 2016

Join Ralphie's Green Stampede at home football games and help us keep Folsom a zero-waste stadium. Volunteers get free entrance to the game, a meal and a T-Shirt for staffing zero-waste stations throughout the stadium to educate football fans about the importance and impact of composting and recycling. Volunteers are... Read more »

Eco-Tip: Waste Reduction and Pre-Cycling

Sept. 14, 2016

Did you know? On average, tap water is 560 times less expensive than bottled water. When you use a reusable water bottle, you help reduce the production of bottled beverages and therefore, the landfill and recycling burden of the bottles. In the United States in 2006, only 24.7 percent of... Read more »

Sustainable CU: Call for Proposals

Sept. 13, 2016

CUSG Environmental Board funds on-campus projects incorporating renewable energy, energy efficiency, recycling and waste reduction, and other innovative projects to reduce the University of Colorado Boulder campus¹ impact on climate and environment. Applications are accepted monthly for small scale projects requesting $2,500 or less. Large grant proposals are due October... Read more »

September Newsletter

Sept. 12, 2016

Please catch up with CU Athletics! By Dave Newport, LEED AP Director, CU Environmental Center This is not a competition CU Athletics really wants to win. But so far, our college sports program is the most sustainable department on campus, and the most sustainable sports program probably on the planet... Read more »

Eco-Engage: Fall Workshop Series

Sept. 9, 2016

Eco-Engage Events A FREE Environmental Center program in collaboration with the HDS Eco-Reps Program. Learn more about sustainability while having fun! Meet Boulder leaders, check out career paths. Eco-Engage Fall Events: September 10 - Sustainable and Local Food September 24 - Waste, Compost and Soil Fertility October 8 - Renewable... Read more »

Bike Maintenance Clinics

Sept. 7, 2016

Each clinic will be two parts. The first part, the "focused Clinic", will be held from 5:30pm-6:30pm, then the second part, the "Basic Bike Clinic", will be held from 6:30pm-7:30pm. All Bike Maintenance Clinics are FREE to all students and affiliates of the University and will be held at the... Read more »