Alex Opipari CU Graduation
My time with ECO-Visits

July 8, 2019

How I Got Involved During the summer after my freshman year, I interned with an environmental organization down in Denver and through one of my projects there, I stumbled across the Environmental Center’s website. I can now say without a doubt that was one of the best finds of my...

CUSG environmental center board
What I learned on the CUSG Environmental Center Board

April 24, 2019

Freshmen year I attended my first Environmental Board meeting and sat in awe of the impressively accomplished, seemingly omniscient faces of the E-Center’s governing body. Bylaw and budget lingo bounced around the room and took root in my brain, eventually becoming a second language as I committed my extracurricular time...

monica with ralphie's green stampede team
Lessons from the Environmental Center from an MBA grad

April 10, 2019

georgia rodden
What I learned while working at the Environmental Center

Feb. 15, 2019

After three years of working as a student employee at the Environmental Center I can say that I’m pretty bad at watering plants. If you’ve been in the office lately, I can only hope they’ve livened up in the absence of my care. The truth is I never thought about...

CUSG Environmental Board
Meet the CUSG Environmental Board

Jan. 24, 2019

The Environmental Board, a joint board of CU Student Government, is responsible for allocating the student fees that become the Environmental Center’s yearly budget. The board is also responsible for distributing student fee funded Sustainable CU grants to projects aimed at advancing sustainability initiatives. CU Student Government: How does it...

BETR Grants Program featured on NIH blog

Dec. 16, 2018

From the labconscious blog: "The best public resource on how to highlight laboratory sustainability in grants is the Bringing Efficiency to Research Grants program. Kathy Ramirez-Aguilar, Ph.D. the program manager for CU Boulder Green Labs, kindly explained the functionality of this program especially when it comes to laboratory equipment. Shared...

CU Green Labs staff and affiliates at I2SL conference
CU Green Labs Staff learn from International Institute for Sustainable Labs (I2SL) Conference

Nov. 15, 2018

The International Institute for Sustainable Labs (I2SL) annual conference is the preeminent gathering of individuals who work on laboratory sustainability issues throughout the United States and worldwide, bringing together engineers, designers, architects, safety professionals, scientists, and sustainability professionals to discuss cutting-edge ideas to reduce the environmental impact of scientific research...

PAC-12 commissioner
PAC-12 Sustainability Conference at CU Boulder leaves alum proud to be a Buff

Aug. 5, 2018

Proud to be a Pac-12 Conference alum. Even more proud to be a Buff. That’s how I felt throughout the 2nd Annual Pac-12 Sustainability Conference hosted at none other than the stadium with the best view in college football, CU’s very own Folsom Field. According to Commissioner Larry Scott and...