Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

Free access to Global Sustainability Conference for all students, faculty, and staff

We are proud to announce that We are proud to announce that CU Boulder is an official Host Institution of AASHE’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE)! We invite you to join us virtually on Oct. 18, Oct. 26, and Nov. 3 at the world’s largest platform for advancing sustainability in higher education and beyond. As a Host Institution, our students, faculty, staff and administrators can all attend for free!

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June 22 is Bike to Work Day!

Ditch your vehicle, grab your bike and join us Wednesday, June 22, 2022, to celebrate Bike to Work Day. This year’s theme is “Shifting Gears,” and we’re encouraging you to rethink how you get around. Instead of driving, try biking – it’s good for the environment, your health and your wallet.

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President's Sustainable Solutions Challenge

Jan. 14, 2022

In the spring of 2022, the Environmental Center is hosting the third annual President's Sustainable Solutions Challenge , inviting students to present their ideas for sustainable innovations and solutions for the University of Colorado Boulder. To participate, students will create short pitch presentations that address environmental quality, natural resource use,...

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Volunteer With Ralphie's Green Stampede This Season!

Ralphie’s Green Stampede needs volunteers for the Buff’s football season this year.

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Garden Days of Summer- June 2022

Are you looking to meet new people on campus and be outside in the lovely Colorado sun? The CU Farm Club is a great place for those who have “green thumbs” or have always wanted to be a plant parent. Join the club today!

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Feb 11th-Winter Bike to Work Day

Feb. 7, 2022

Join cyclists around the world braving the elements and riding to work, and grab a free breakfast at a bike station on your way. CU will be hosting a breakfast station on the south side of the UMC.

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Disability Justice, Coalition Work, & Environmental Futures: Featuring Mia Ives-Rublee

Jan. 14, 2022

Join Us on Zoom February 2, 3:30-4:30pm: Prof. Phaedra C. Pezzullo will be interviewing Mia Ives-Rublee about her expertise in disability justice with environmental organizations, institutions, and broader coalitions -including outdoor recreation access, being a competitive athlete, and on plastic ban advocacy, as well as the value of public protest...

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Campus Sustainability Series 2022

Jan. 13, 2022

The Environmental Center presents a new exciting lunch and learn series that consists of four one hour-long educational sessions. These presesntations are offered by staff around campus to inform and engage the campus community in various campus sustainability initiatives. This sustainability series is geared to green office sustainability liaisons and...

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Basketball Season with Ralphie’s Green Stampede

Ralphie’s Green Stampede and the CU Environmental Center are excited to welcome fans back to CU Events Center with CU Athletics. With the return of Buff fans for gameday events, RGS needs volunteers to continue the tradition of CU athletics being the first and longest running zero waste college sports group.

Hosted Talk - Green Chemistry: A Guide to Practical Application and Tie to the Future

April 5, 2017

WEDNESDAY APRIL 5, 12 PM – 1 PM, UMC 289 (Aspen Rooms) A talk by Jeffrey Whitford, Head of Corporate Responsibility at MilliporeSigma Lunch food provided by CU Green Labs (first come, first serve) Working with scientists on green chemistry is a new experiment. Sustainability and green chemistry are typically...