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5 highlights from the 2022 Campus Sustainability Summit

A year after the Call to Climate Action by Chancellor Philip DiStefano, the 29th Annual Campus Sustainability Summit showed how CU is answering the call. The day before Earth Day, multiple undergraduate, graduate, doctoral students, faculty and staff came together to showcase their research and ideas for a more sustainable...

Move out volunteers at Give and Go move out donation event

What you need to know for end of year move out

Moving out of your residence hall is a chaotic, exciting time. A dorm represents the first year of college, and moving out of them marks the end of freshman year. While this is inherently exciting, it also frequently generates a lot of needless waste. There are many items which may...

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Move Out Give & Go Donation Drive- Volunteers Needed

The annual “Give & Go Donation Drive” is being held in all the Campus Residence Halls during Student Move Out between April 15th and May 6th.

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President's Sustainable Solution Challenge Recap

Learn about the five PSSC finalists and winning proposals. The PSSC proposals and many other student projects will be on display at Thursday’s Campus Sustainability Summit.

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Exploring Inclusivity and Climate Justice with Parker McMullen Bushman

Announcing the keynote speaker for 29th Annual Campus Sustainability Summit Solutions Showcase 2022- Parker McMullen Bushman! Her talk is titled Exploring Inclusivity and Climate Justice.

Zero Waste students pose at the sustainability table at the CU Event Center for the 2022 green basketball game.

RGS Spring Semester Recap

Ralphie’s Green Stampede, a partnership between the CU Environmental Center, CU Athletics, and Facilities Management, completed another successful basketball season. Ralphie’s Green Stampede had student volunteers at over 20 men's and women's basketball games in the 2021-2022 season. Volunteers educated Buffs’ fans about zero waste, how to be a sustainable buff, and achieve a record 91% diversion rate at the Buffs’ final home game against Arizona.

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Bring on the green chemistry education, please!

Surveying shows that CU Boulder students want access to green chemistry education as part of their chemistry coursework. Since the beginning of Spring 2022 semester, a pilot course has been underway.

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Save April 21 for Campus Sustainability Summit: Nominate, Present, Attend

Feb. 17, 2022

In 2021, CU Chancellor Phil DiStefano issued the Campus Call to Climate Action . On April 21, 2022, come learn how CU Boulder is answering that call with a showcase of campus research, programs and innovations related to sustainability, climate and the environment.

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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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Ride All Winter Long

Jan. 3, 2022

Winter in Boulder typically offers weeks of blue skies and dry pavement, but some days there will be snow and a lot of cold. Riding a bike in winter conditions can add fun, a little suffering (let's be honest), and adventure to your life. Here are some tips to make...