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Computers to Youth Crowdfunding Campaign through Jan. 15

December 11, 2014

WHAT:  Computers to Youth Crowdfunding Campaign

Help fund the collection and refurbishment of surplus computers to be donated to high school students in under-served communities. 

 

WHEN: 

December 2 through January 15

Donate at:  http://www.colorado.edu/crowdfunding

 

WHO:

December Eco-Tip: Green the Holidays

December 5, 2014

Did you know?

-Americans create 25% more trash during the holidays?
-Holiday lights use more than 2.2 million MWh of electricity, enough to provide for over 173,000 homes for a year.
-If every American family wrapped just 3 presents in re-used materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields.

So, what can you do? Here are 10 ideas for things you can do at work and at home to reduce waste while you eat, drink and make merry this season:

December 2014 Newsletter

December 5, 2014

Click here to read our latest newsletter!

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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