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April 22 Campus Sustainability Summit to feature climate action, justice, and equity

April 6, 2021

The Campus Sustainability Summit (CSS) is an annual information-sharing forum which features updates and strategic discussions on engagement, academics, and operations sustainability initiatives. Learn more about and contribute to the latest innovative developments in the legacy of sustainability at CU Boulder. In collaboration with campus partners, CU Environmental Center has...

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Five Student Teams Pitch Ideas at 2021 Sustainable Solutions Challenge

April 9, 2021

The Environmental Center hosted the second annual Buffs Sustainable Solutions Challenge at which students presented their ideas for sustainable innovations and solutions for the University of Colorado Boulder campus. The students’ pitch presentations addressed environmental quality, natural resource use, social justice and economic longevity at CU Boulder and were evaluated...

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Apply now for 2021-22 Climate Justice Leadership Program

April 9, 2021

The Climate Justice Leadership Program empowers students with the knowledge and skills to advance both sustainability and social justice efforts. The purpose of this program is to illuminate the direct correlation of sustainability and social justice work which, in turn, creates an opportunity for student leadership and action surrounding this...

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Congratulations 2021 Campus Sustainability Award Winners

April 7, 2021

The 24th annual awards program recognizes outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to continuing the CU Boulder tradition of leadership and student participation in campus sustainability. Awardees exhibit innovation that directly reduces the University's ecological footprint, enhances social cohesion and equity in the campus community, and/or integrates...

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Student Job Openings with the Environmental Center for Summer and Fall 2021

April 2, 2021

The Environmental Center is accepting applications for student assistants for this summer, along with the 2021-2022 academic year. We are seeking students with a passion for sustainability, climate action, and eco-social justice. Students with experience or interest in hands on work, peer outreach, or community organizing should apply. Openings are...


SustainableFutures and Earth Week Events

March 31, 2021

Have you ever wondered how the world is interconnected? We have no throwaway people or places, everyone has a place in the world. So when we celebrate Earth Day we really in a sense celebrate life and the awesome interconnectedness of our home planet that allows all of us to...

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PIPs Rewards at CU Boulder is sunsetting

March 30, 2021

Spring 2021 is your last chance to take advantage of the PIPs Rewards app at CU Boulder . The last day to earn PIPs will be May 15, 2021. PIPs can be redeemed for all rewards before July 1, 2021. Make sure you’re earning PIPs for recycling, composting, riding your...

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Green Cords for graduating seniors who take the Graduation Pledge

March 22, 2021

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...

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Securely store your bike this summer

March 20, 2021

Are you leaving Boulder for the summer but can't take your bike? The CU Bike Program will store it in a secure, covered location for the entire summer for only $10. Stored bikes will be available for pick-up during the first week of Fall 2021 classes. During summer 2020, record...

Eco Careers Conference

Eco-Careers Conference

March 11, 2021

University of Colorado Boulder Environmental Center is a proud sponsor of the National Wildlife Federation’s annual EcoCareers Conference , held entirely online on April 7 and 8, 2021. As students, faculty, or staff of CU Boulder, your conference registration fees are waived! Sign Up Here to get Fees Waived This...