Job Opening: Zero Waste Events Coordinator

June 9, 2015

Application deadline: July 31, 2015

A temporary employee (up to 9 months out of 12) is being hired as Zero Waste Events Coordinator within the Environmental Center for the Recycling Program at University of Colorado, Boulder. A temporary employee could apply for a permanent position if it becomes available and if qualifications are met.  

Bus Pass Update!

May 5, 2015

Spring 2015 bus passes are valid until May 26, 2015. Bus passes can be purchased for $85 from the Buff OneCard office in C4C. These are only available for students that aren't enrolled for Summer courses, but will return in the Fall. Students that are enrolled in the summer will have their cards automatically renew for the summer term.

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.

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

April 2015 Newsletter

October 15, 2014

Click here to view the April 2015 Edition of our Monthly Newsletter!

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.  


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