Climate Change In the News

Metal Recycling 101

Feb. 12, 2016

What type of metals can be recycled? Metal composes many of the materials we come into contact with everyday! Everything from aluminum foil, paper clips, to clothes hangers all be recycled in some way. Fast Tips: Aluminum tray lids cannot be recycled Remove food and crumple aluminum foil into a... Read more »

Spring 2016 Sustainability Immersion events

Feb. 10, 2016

In response to student interest and requests, the CU Environmental Center is excited to launch the Sustainability Immersion Program. The program features a broad array of innovative and career-oriented workshops and field trips in sustainability, social justice, leadership training, and hands-on skill-building. These free offerings are restricted to CU-Boulder students... Read more »

SCU Applications

Dec. 3, 2015

Large grants for Board review Spring 2016 posted in order received 1. CUPD Paperless Initiative, $75,000 requested CUPD Paperless Grant 2. SEEC Garden and Learning Landscape, $12,500 requested SEEC Garden & Learning Landscape - Large Grant App SEEC Garden & Learning Landscape - Budget Fall 2015 1. UMC Food Donations... Read more »

April 2016 Newsletter

Nov. 30, 2015

Click here to view the April 2016 newsletter!Read more »

April Eco-Tip: Dig In & Get Growing!

Nov. 30, 2015

Written by Drew Searchinger Did you know: ● Gardens are sprouting all around campus! ○ CU Graduate and Family Housing has a total of 95 gardening plots and are adding an additional 20 plots this season. ● From increasing healthy fruit and vegetable consumption to reducing stress, there are tons... Read more »

Calendar of Local Sustainability Events

Nov. 30, 2015

The events on this calendar have been compiled by CU Environmental Center staff.Read more »

Ecosocial Innovation for the 21st Century: A Panel Event

Nov. 30, 2015

Join the Biomimicry Club for a panel discussion featuring young changemakers in the community who are at the front lines of revolutionizing educational, environmental, and social structures. The panelists are: SarahDawn Haynes, Director of Student Engagement for the The CU Environmental Center Kate O'Flaherty, Founder of NedCompost (Nederland Compost and... Read more »

2016-2017 Available Student Positions

Nov. 15, 2015

Early applications are now being considered for academic year 2016-17 student employment with the CU Environmental Center! Some interviews may be scheduled for May for early applications received by April 25th. Final application deadline August 8th. See full list of expected openings, job descriptions, start dates, additional job information, and... Read more »

Moving Out?

Aug. 30, 2015

"Give-and-Go" Donation Drive for On-Campus Residents Housing & Dining Services partners with the Environmental Center each year to create the Give and Go Donation Drive. The items collected are given to various local charities including Salvation Army, Globe Med, Boulder County Homeless Shelter, Emergency Family Assistance and Community Food Share... Read more »
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Farmer’s Market Tour: New Student Welcome event

Aug. 24, 2015

Saturday, August 29th 10:00 am Visit and learn about Boulder’s weekly farmer’s market, and how to get involved with the local organic food movement. Meet at the at the south side of the UMC with your student bus pass, we will take the SKIP bus to the downtown Farmer’s Market... Read more »