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January 2017 Newsletter

Jan. 19, 2017

14th Annual Front Range Eco-Social Solutions: A Bioneers Network Event Registration is Affordable Broadcast plenaries, Local plenaries, Sessions & Workshops, Children's Program, Expo Highlighted Presenters Upcoming Spring Semester Events Read HereRead more »

Sustainable CU: Call for Proposals

Jan. 26, 2017

The Environmental Improvement Initiative: In the spring of 2005, students voted to dedicate a portion of student fees to implement on-campus projects incorporating renewable energy, energy efficiency, recycling and waste reduction, and other innovative projects to reduce the University of Colorado Boulder campus impact on climate and environment. Sustainable CU... Read more »

Campus Sustainability Awards: call for nominations

Jan. 26, 2017

The annual CU-Boulder Campus Sustainability Awards is now accepting nominations. The University of Colorado wishes to recognize outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to reducing the burden that CU-Boulder places on the environment. Outstanding efforts make CU's successful and challenging approaches to attaining sustainability possible, and awardees... 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 »

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 »

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 »