March 2017 Newsletter

March 23, 2017

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Eco Social Justice on the Global Frontlines Student Gains Experience with Justice Movements and Sustainability by Working at the Environmental Center Bike Stations Are Open! Spring Break Travel: Skyride We Are Hiring Spring Semester Events Read HereRead more »

Student Gains Experience with Justice Movements and Sustainability by Working at Environmental Center

March 23, 2017

By: Tony Huizar Tony Huizar is majoring in political science and international affairs with a minor in leadership studies. He works at the Environmental Center on campus. After graduation, he plans to attend graduate school, preferably in Mexico, where he is from, and to pursue his academic and professional goals... Read more »

Spring Break Travel: Skyride

March 17, 2017

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 »

We Are Hiring!

March 16, 2017

The E-Center is now accepting applications for summer and fall employment. If you have any intention of working in sustainability after you graduate, the E-Center is the perfect place to launch your career.Why work with us? Just think of all the things that make campus more sustainable. Recycling and composting?... Read more »

CU Boulder Gold Bicycle Friendly University

Jan. 12, 2017

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the University of Colorado Boulder with the Gold Bicycle Friendly University (BFU SM ) award, joining 18 other Gold Bicycle Friendly Universities. The University of Colorado Boulder joins a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the United States transforming their campuses and... 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 »