For more than half a century, the University of Colorado Boulder has been a leader in pursuing world-class climate and energy research, providing interdisciplinary environmental studies and implementing “green” practices throughout campus.
With roughly 110 genera and one to six species per genera, the beauty and health of CU Boulder’s trees does not happen by accident. Caring for native and non-native species requires patience, knowledge and a dedicated team of arborists.
CU-Boulder's Zero Waste Team is using creative solutions to decrease campus waste going to landfills, while increasing recycling and composting and reducing paper use.
Why is CU-Boulder considered one of the best colleges for on-campus dining? In past generations, college dining had the reputation of being unhealthy, limited and not the best food. Today, the dining halls at CU-Boulder are wholly defying that...
Each month, CU-Boulder's Environmental Center provides eco-tips with the goal of promoting sustainable choices. March's topic is green travel.
Each month, CU-Boulder's Environmental Center provides eco-tips with the goal of promoting sustainable choices. February's topic is water use.
Since childhood, Michael Carruth, a junior in the environmental design program at CU-Boulder, has been fascinated with nature. Long hours spent playing outdoors, observing swirling leaves, clouds scudding across the sky and the way seed pods spin...
With about 200 billion plastic water bottles consumed and trashed in landfills worldwide each year, there's ample opportunity—and growing competition—to provide reusable alternatives. Sarah Kauss (Acct'97) embraced the challenge and has shown...
Spectators at home basketball games will be prompted to text a pledge to conserve water as part of CU-Boulder's new Water for the West campaign. For every pledge received, CU Athletics will restore 1,000 gallons...
A research effort led by the University of Colorado Boulder to develop an inexpensive, “do-it-yourself” coating to retrofit energy-inefficient windows in residential and commercial buildings has been given a $4 million boost over three years by...
Big mountain skier and Colorado alumnus Chris Davenport (Hist'93) has been named an Adventurer of the Year by National Geographic. Davenport, who resides in Aspen, Colorado, is one of a handful of individuals selected for "extraordinary feats in...
CU-Boulder researchers to develop energy-saving window film - May 25, 2016
CU Athletics to tap into fans’ help for water conservation, restoration - January 27, 2016
New recycling center up and running, grand opening Oct. 15 - September 22, 2015
CU Athletics expands sports sustainability programs - September 08, 2015
New technique could slash energy used to produce many plastics - April 14, 2015
CU-Boulder again ranks “gold” in national assessment of environmental leadership - September 24, 2014