Zero Waste is Hiring

Oct. 19, 2017

Zero Waste Assistant Work-study applicants only! Work you can feel good about by helping the CU Boulder campus reach its zero waste goals! Learn the business of recycling through hands on work as you process/sort/handle recycling and composting in the newly built Recycling Operations Center located on campus. Also provide... Read more »

CU Launches Innovative Rewards App

Sept. 26, 2017

What if you were rewarded every time you rode the bus, shared a bike or a car, refilled your water bottle, donated your time or recycled? Well, you can be now. CU Boulder, a leader in sustainability and tech innovation, has teamed up with PIPs Rewards to beta test an... Read more »

New Transportation Video Tutorials

Aug. 24, 2017

Learn all about the Environmental Center's Sustainable Transportation Program through our new video tutorials: Watch Videos!Read more »

Register your bike on campus

Aug. 24, 2017

Registering your bike on campus is FREE and allows you to: Mechanical assistance at UMC and Folsom bike stations Bicycle Lock Swap Program Assistance & Theft Impound Recovery Mobile Mechanic Support Bicycle Maintenance Clinics Self-Service Repair Stations You can register your bike in person at the UMC and Folsom bike... Read more »

Fall Sustainability Skills Workshops

Aug. 21, 2017

Sustainability Skills Workshops These applied learning workshops are focused on skill-building along with applied information to improve your understanding in the practice of sustainability. Most workshops are aimed at newcomers and beginners with little to no experience. More advanced offerings will be indicated. Students may participate in any number of... Read more »

2017 Campus Sustainability Awards go to...

April 13, 2017

The 20 th annual awards program recognizes outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to transforming the CU-Boulder campus into a living laboratory for sustainability. Awardees exhibit innovation that directly reduces the university's ecological footprint, enhances social cohesion and equity in the campus community, and/ or integrates sustainability... Read more »

CU Boulder Gold Bicycle Friendly University

Jan. 12, 2017

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the University of Colorado Boulder with the Gold Bicycle Friendly University (BFU SM ) award, joining 18 other Gold Bicycle Friendly Universities. The University of Colorado Boulder joins a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the United States transforming their campuses and... Read more »

Eco-Tip: Waste Reduction and Pre-Cycling

Sept. 14, 2016

Did you know? On average, tap water is 560 times less expensive than bottled water. When you use a reusable water bottle, you help reduce the production of bottled beverages and therefore, the landfill and recycling burden of the bottles. In the United States in 2006, only 24.7 percent of... Read more »

Sustainable CU: Call for Proposals

Sept. 13, 2016

CUSG Environmental Board funds on-campus projects incorporating renewable energy, energy efficiency, recycling and waste reduction, and other innovative projects to reduce the University of Colorado Boulder campus¹ impact on climate and environment. Applications are accepted monthly for small scale projects requesting $2,500 or less. Large grant proposals are due October... Read more »

UMC Bike Station has Moved

Aug. 10, 2016

The UMC Bike Station has moved... to the west side of the Dalton Trumbo Fountain during the CASE construction project. UMC Bike Station is open Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm. Folsom Bike Station opens on August 22. Bike station services include: Bicycle registration 2-Day Buff Bike Rental Semester Rental Bike Program... Read more »