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Apply now for 2021-22 Climate Justice Leadership Program

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

October 12-14, 2021 | Online We are pleased to announce that all CU Boulder faculty, staff and students will have full access to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE’s) virtual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE) . The conference is the largest stage...

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Help CU Boulder go carbon neutral

Sept. 20, 2021

You can help CU Boulder go carbon neutral, with just a few clicks, by joining the green-tech platform UCapture . This free tool let's you contribute to our school's sustainability goal - and save money while shopping online! How does UCapture work? UCapture gets 30,000+ stores to donate part of...

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Getting around on campus

Sept. 20, 2021

Getting around campus using micromobility Micromobility refers to a range of small, lightweight vehicles which include bicycles, e-bikes, electric scooters, electric skateboards, shared bicycles, and electric pedal assisted (pedelec) bicycles. On an average September day, more than 50% of CU students and staff commute to campus on foot, or riding...

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Conversations with Sustainable Buffs: The web of justice and environment

Sept. 17, 2021

This is not a class, a lecture, or a panel. This is a guided conversation and a place for students who are looking for a like-minded community of peers who are active in furthering their knowledge in the ever-changing world of climate change. It’s about learning how to make the...

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Ralphie's Green Stampede is back in action!

Sept. 17, 2021

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

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Get a FREE EcoKit when you schedule an EcoVisit for your home!

Sept. 16, 2021

The EcoBuffs Team is ready to meet with you for a quick (30min) EcoVisit! We are providing both in-person and virtual EcoVisit options when you sign up. Along with getting a FREE EcoKit, the EcoVisit will provide tips and discussion around sustainable lifestyle habits that you can implement in your...

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Green Chemistry Scholarship builds resumes

Sept. 14, 2021

With today’s job market being highly competitive, students are always looking for the next big thing to make their resume stand out. CU Boulder has a scholarship for an online green chemistry certificate program offered by the University of Washington (UW) looking to fill that need. The certificate courses give...

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Learn about community solutions in monthly Eco-Social Solutions Series

Aug. 24, 2021

Community leaders share strategies and ideas that advance climate action, food security, social justice and sustainability on a local level. Students will gain valuable insights into community approaches and leadership as well as base knowledge of core topics in sustainability and social justice. Sponsored by CU Environmental Center, the Fall...

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Getting around campus this fall

Aug. 3, 2021

However you choose to get around, there are a number of ways to commute while physically distancing. Because of the changing situation related to COVID-19, traffic patterns and transportation recommendations may continue to evolve.