CU recycling truck

Career Q&A with the recycling supervisor at CU

April 4, 2023

Robert Allen, the recycling supervisor at CU, sat down and chatted about his job at the Grounds and Recycling Operation Center, affectionately named “The ROC.”

CU green pledge students at graduation

Green Graduation

The Graduation Pledge of Social & Environmental Responsibility of the Graduation Pledge Alliance states: "I pledge to explore and take into account the social and environmental consequences of any job I consider and to try to improve these aspects of any organizations for which I work." Graduating seniors at CU...

Brandon Smith

Sustainable Buff Q&A with Brandon C. Smith, CU's assistant director of sustainable transportation

Feb. 27, 2023

Brandon Smith, CU's assistant director of sustainable transportation shares insight into his daily responsibilities, providing tips for students interested in pursuing a career in the field, as well as information on the necessary qualifications.

Ari Moscone

Career Q&A with Environmental Center's new Zero Waste Outreach Coordinator

Jan. 31, 2023

Learn more about Ari Moscone and her background in zero waste and sustainability.

Angela Maria Ortiz Roa

Celebrating Angela Maria Ortiz Roa, honoree for BizWest 40 under Forty and newest City of Boulder employee

May 10, 2022

Former Environmental Center employee Angela Maria Ortiz Roa has accepted a new position with the City of Boulder.


Bring on the green chemistry education, please!

April 10, 2022

Surveying shows that CU Boulder students want access to green chemistry education as part of their chemistry coursework.

Kelly Poole

What I learned on the CUSG Environmental Center Board

April 24, 2019

Freshman year, I attended my first Environmental Board meeting and sat in awe of the impressively accomplished, seemingly omniscient faces of the E-Center’s governing body. Bylaw and budget lingo bounced around the room and took root in my brain, eventually becoming a second language as I committed my extracurricular time...

Georgia Rodden

What I learned while working at the Environmental Center

Feb. 15, 2019

After three years of working as a student employee at the Environmental Center, I can say that I’m pretty bad at watering plants. If you’ve been in the office lately, I can only hope they’ve livened up in the absence of my care. The truth is I never thought about...

Jack DeBell retirement ceremony

Jack DeBell career retrospective

Oct. 14, 2018

Jack DeBell is retiring after 38 years with the Environmental Center.

sorting trash on business field

Four years with CU Zero Waste

Nov. 14, 2017

Everyone always told me that college will be some of the best years of my life and that it goes by quickly. Man were they right. I remember going through the motions of orientation in the summer of 2014 and it feels like an eternity ago. To this day I...