October Newsletter

Sept. 14, 2016

CU at the White House for Green Sports Day Go Beyond Award Tips for An Affordable & Green Halloween Feature: CU Conference Services "Living Wall" Is your Office CU Green Certified? Water for the West Carbon Offsets Purchasing Program Learn More about Campus Sustainability with AASHE Resources Sustainable CU: A... Read more »

Tips for an Affordable & Green Halloween

Oct. 25, 2016

Forget about ghouls and goblins- checking your bank account after Hallo-week is the real scare of the month. Not to mention all of the candy wrappers, costumes, and decorations that will get thrown out after all of the festivities are over. There is a lot of money that goes into... 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 »

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 »

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 »