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CU Boulder waste diversion tops 50 percent for first time

Dec. 5, 2018

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Spring 2019 Eco-Social Justice Leadership Program applications due December 14

Nov. 26, 2018

Spring 2019 Eco-Social Justice Leadership Certificate Program Applications due Friday December 14 The Eco-Social Justice Leadership program illuminates connections between social and environmental issues and their common solutions. The semester-long, interactive training gives students skills and innovative tools to advance sustainability and social justice efforts. Become a part of a...

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In its 10th year, Ralphie's Green Stampede is closer to Zero Waste than ever

Oct. 26, 2018

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2019 Front Range Eco-Social Solutions Call for Presentations

Oct. 14, 2018

Save the date for the 2019 Front Range Eco-Social Solutions Conference February 8-9th, 2019 at the University of Colorado Boulder. We are proud to present this event free of charge and open to the public. Front Range Eco-Social Solutions Presentation Application Process Submissions are due November 2nd, 2018 Applications will...

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Jack DeBell Career Retrospective

Oct. 14, 2018

See Jack DeBell's Retirement Slideshow On the night of September 28, during the University of Colorado’s football game against the University of California at Folsom Field, Jack DeBell was sorting through recyclables and compost from the game alongside students. “Hey Jack, don’t you have somewhere to be? You’re retired!” Dave...

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Luger Lab wins CU Boulder Freezer Challenge

Sept. 25, 2018

The Luger Lab, a Biocemistry lab headed by PI Karolin Luger , have won the CU Boulder Freezer Challenge, put on by CU Green Labs. The CU Boulder competition happened in conjunction with the International Laboratory Freezer Challenge , offered additional prizes to CU Boulder labs participating in the international...

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After 33 years, CU Recycling's Jack DeBell retires this fall

Sept. 15, 2018

This fall, Jack DeBell leaves his current capacity as the CU Recycling Program Development Director at the CU Environmental Center after 33 years of service to the University. After a short break, he will return to campus in a part-time, post-retirement role focusing on a zero waste learning lab. Jack...

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Green Labs' work with Ultra Low Temperature Freezers in Chemical & Engineering News

Sept. 7, 2018

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CU Boulder earns STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements

Sept. 4, 2018