White Paper on CU Recycling (296K) - A summary of findings and recommendations for resource and waste management at CU-Boulder. Also see CU’s 2003 recycling report.


“Can CU Grow Without Adding Cars?” - Will Toor examines the successes of other major research institutions around the country to show that the answer "may well be yes."

Comments on the CU Transportation Master Plan (140K) - An analysis of the transportation section of the public review draft of the CU master plan. The intent is to review some of the impacts associated with the proposed construction of 2 new parking garages, and to suggest some possible alternative strategies for providing access to campus.


Workbook for a Clean Energy Campus (128K) - Learn about the CU wind purchase, and other campus purchases of green power.

Making Earth Day Everyday on Campus - Published in the NWF Spring 2000 Campus Ecology Connection, this article explores the history and progress of the CU Environmental Center in connection with Earth Day.

General Publications

Academic Resource Guide to the Environment  - This guide was designed to aid students in their efforts to receive academic credit in environmental topics. The University of Colorado Environmental Center would like to encourage students to explore environmental themes through independent study, enriching their academic career, and discovering application that will enhance their post graduate careers. This guide was created to provide students with a quick overview of departmental offerings and requirements along with other non-academic resources available to CU students.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory - A summary of CU's carbon emissions from 1990 to 2000.