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April 2017 Newsletter

April 13, 2017

CU Boulder Campus Sustainability Summit Campus Sustainability Awardee Announcement Move Out: On and Off Campus Store Your Bike over the Summer Eco-Tip: Hard to Recycle Items New Buff Surplus Website We Are Hiring Upcoming Events Read HereRead more »

Move Out: Info for On and Off Campus Residents

April 13, 2017

Move Out: ON Campus The annual “Give & Go Donation Drive” is being held in all the Campus Residence Halls during student move out. This extensive reuse program only happens because of a great partnership with The Environmental Center, Housing & Dining Services, and Salvation Army. Here are a few... Read more »

Eco-Tip: Hard to Recycle Items

April 13, 2017

Are you moving or spring cleaning? Wondering what to responsibly do with aged electronics, cell phones, appliances, textiles, old paint or cleaners that cannot be re-used? Did you know? - Electronic waste is the fastest-growing component of waste worldwide. In the US, we throw out about 130,000 computers daily and... Read more »

2017 Campus Sustainability Awards go to...

April 13, 2017

The 20 th annual awards program recognizes outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to transforming the CU-Boulder campus into a living laboratory for sustainability. Awardees exhibit innovation that directly reduces the university's ecological footprint, enhances social cohesion and equity in the campus community, and/ or integrates sustainability... 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 »