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President's Sustainable Solutions Grand Prize Challenge postponed, Boulder Challenge held remotely

March 23, 2020

The President's Sustainable Solutions Challenge (PSSC) Grand Prize Competition has been postponed to Spring 2021. CU Boulder students can still participate the Buffs Sustainable Solutions Challenge on the PSSC Boulder Pitch Night as scheduled. In accordance with CU-system and individual campus responses to COVID-19, the President’s Sustainable Solutions Challenge has...

Earth Day goes digital

March 19, 2020

Amid our response and adaptation to the COVID-19 global pandemic Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the first Digital Earth Day . The Environmental Center is taking our annual local celebration of Earth Day online along with them...

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Let's be alone, together

March 18, 2020

The Environmental Center office in UMC 355 and both the UMC and Folsom bike stations are closed for the remainder of the semester. We are all glad to do our part to 'flatten the curve' of the global outbreak of COVID-19. We're all washing our hands, staying home, and following...

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Join the virtual April 1 & 2 EcoCareers Conference 2020: Preparing for Employment in a Sustainable World

March 17, 2020

CU Boulder is hosting a live-stream of the National Wildlife Federation EcoCareers Conference . The event prepares students and young professionals for sustainability and wildlife careers by providing information on the latest EcoCareer trends from leading analysts and employers, clarifying career enhancing credentials and academic offerings, and formulating a better...

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FLOWS program features in New Voices for Climate Justice by KGNU

March 13, 2020

On Thursday, February 6, 2020, KGNU and the Foundations for Leaders Organizing for Water and Sustainability ( FLOWS ) at Boulder’s University of Colorado Environmental Center held the New Voices for Climate Justice: A Community Conversation on Grassroots Leadership and Sustainability event in Boulder County at the Dairy Arts Center...

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Winter Bike to Work Day & mobile bike stations

Feb. 10, 2020

Join the CU Bike Program this week for a series of events to keep you biking all winter long. Take advantage of mobile Bike Station services available across East and Main Campus this week: Mobile Bike Station Services: Bike Registration and Repair Monday, February 10 | 2:30 - 4:30pm |...

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Submit a nomination for a Campus Sustainability Award by February 28

Jan. 30, 2020

Know an individual or department making a difference in sustainability on campus? Nominate outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to transforming the CU Boulder campus into a living laboratory for sustainability through innovation that directly reduces the university's ecological footprint, enhances social equity and cohesion in the...

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Colorado wins second straight PAC-12 Zero Waste Challenge

Jan. 23, 2020

For the second-straight football season, the Pac-12 today announced that the University of Colorado Boulder has been selected as the overall winner of the Pac-12 Zero Waste Challenge for the 2019 football campaign. Finishing in second place among the overall winner category was the University of Southern California.

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Student Forum for Climate Justice

Jan. 22, 2020

Join us for two days of learning and action at the leading edges of social and environmental solutions January 31 - February 1 in the UMC. Advanced registration not required. Come to any portion that fits your schedule and interests. Live workshops are scheduled 1-5pm on Friday and Saturday. Student...