Student Job Openings- Apply Now!

April 21, 2015

Apply now for summer and fall student jobs with the CU Environmental Center!
Click here to see job descriptions and to fill out an online employment application.


  • Greek Sustainability Coordinator  

  • Graduate and Family Housing Sustainability Assistant

Campus Pollinator Garden

April 18, 2015

In the summer of 2014, CU-Boulder installed the University’s first landscape designed for and dedicated to pollinators. The landscape consists of barberry, currant, monarda, spirea, rudbeckia, yarrow, gooseberry, catmint, and lavender- all of which should tolerate and beautify the roadside conditions.

April Eco-Tip: Dinner and Droughts

February 8, 2015

Dinner and Droughts: How We Can Save Water with Mindful Eating

By Zoë Sigle

2015 Sustainability Awards!

January 28, 2015

CU-Boulder’s annual sustainability awards program started in 1997.  Outstanding efforts make CU-Boulder’s successful and challenging approaches to attaining sustainability possible.  The long list of awardees over the past 19 years exemplify CU-Boulder’s continuing efforts to be a leader in sustainability.  

For more information on the awards program or on the 2015 awardees, click here

Sustainable CU Grants are now available

October 15, 2014

Sustainable CU Grants are now available. For 2014-2015, approximately $150,000 is available for disbursement in two funding cycles depending on the size of the project. 

Are you having a problem with your RTD bus pass?

October 1, 2014

  • My card keeps failing when I tap it on the bus' card reader.

If you are experiencing problems with your bus pass please be patient as RTD has reset the expiration date on thousands of cards and their system takes a couple of days to sync everything together.  The more often you ride the faster the system will recognize your card.

CU-Boulder again ranks 'gold' in national assessment of environmental leadership

September 25, 2014

CU-Boulder again ranks 'gold' in national assessment of environmental leadership 

The University of Colorado Boulder again has received a gold rating for green practices from the Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).

New Campus Recycling Facility Coming Spring 2015!

July 3, 2014

Exciting plans are in the works at the parking lot just east of the Regent AutoPark. In September, Facilities Management will break ground there for the construction of a two-story, 14,000-square-foot facility that will provide a permanent home for Grounds & Recycling.

2014 Campus Sustainability Awards Winners

April 15, 2014

Each year, the University of Colorado recognizes outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to reducing the burden that CU-Boulder places on the environment with the Campus Sustainability Awards.  

Green Greeks

March 19, 2013


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