November Newsletter

Sept. 14, 2016

Pilot Program Sets the Stage for on-Campus Composting Ride a bike? Get a Free Light! CU's Global Citizen of the Year Getting Ready for Winter: How to Decrease your Energy Use International Institute for Sustainable Labs Conference: Greening Labs Across The Nation Out of the Classroom and into the Wide... Read more »

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Nov. 21, 2016

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Getting Ready for Winter: How To Decrease Your Energy Use

Nov. 8, 2016

Did You Know? CU Buffs are turning to their thermostats in their efforts to curb their carbon footprint and energy consumption. There’s a lot that renters and homeowners can do to save energy and money. The easiest place to start as winter approaches is to lower your thermostat settings, even... Read more »

Fall Break Travel Tip: Skyride

Oct. 25, 2016

Save some money and the environment by using your College Pass to ride the AB bus route for free to the Airport. RTD doubles up on buses during peak hours for the influx of students needing to make their flights on time; however, give yourself ample time by catching an... Read more »

White House recognizes CU Boulder at inaugural Green Sports Day

Oct. 10, 2016

As a leader in sustainability practices and fan engagement in athletics, CU Boulder was one of two campuses recognized at the inaugural Green Sports Day with an event in the East Room of the White House on Thursday, Oct. 6. Dave Newport, director of the CU Environmental Center , attended... Read more »

Bike Station Season Closures

Sept. 16, 2016

You still have time to get your bike tuned up before the weather gets chilly and the bikes stations close on Friday, November 18. Once the stations close, we are still here to serve you via our mobile mechanic service where we'll meet you at a bike station or at... 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 »

UMC Bike Station has Moved

Aug. 10, 2016

The UMC Bike Station has moved... to the west side of the Dalton Trumbo Fountain during the CASE construction project. UMC Bike Station is open Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm. Folsom Bike Station opens on August 22. Bike station services include: Bicycle registration 2-Day Buff Bike Rental Semester Rental Bike Program... Read more »