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Join the Environmental Board, now seeking new members!

Would you like to work directly with students and administrators to catalyze change, advocate for campus environmental policy, determine funding for innovative sustainability projects, get practical experience on an advisory board, and meet other environmentally concerned students? Join the Environmental Board!

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Make an impact with the Climate Justice Team

CJT hosts various ways to get involved. Take the next step in your commitment to climate justice, or find meaningful ways to volunteer year-round!

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

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

We are proud to announce that CU Boulder is an official Host Institution of AASHE’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE)! We invite you to join us virtually on Oct. 18, Oct. 26, and Nov. 3 at the world’s largest platform for advancing sustainability in higher education and beyond. As a Host Institution, our students, faculty, staff and administrators can all attend for free!

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The do’s and don’ts of campus composting

CU Boulder has been asked by the region’s primary composting facility, A1 Organics, to address what has become a significant challenge for their process—compost contaminated with non-compostable materials. Below are some composting tips to educate yourself on how you can help eliminate compost contamination in our community.

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Volunteer With Ralphie's Green Stampede 9/2

Aug. 22, 2022

Ralphie’s Green Stampede needs volunteers for the Buff’s football season opener against Texas Christian University on Friday, September 2nd.

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South African activist Kumi Naidoo named keynote speaker

Kumi Naidoo, a South African activist, Rhodes scholar and former executive director of Greenpeace International, will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit in Boulder, Colorado.

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Tips for biking this fall

Biking is a great way to get around campus and Boulder, whether you’re looking to get some exercise or commute sustainably. Learning a little bike maintenance, knowing the rules of the road and being prepared can improve your bike ride.

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CU professor treks to the top of the world to share urgent wildlife and climate message

Aug. 19, 2022

This past May, Joanna Lambert traveled around the globe, met with world leaders and hiked up the world’s highest mountain to speak about how climate change is increasing human and wildlife conflict around the world

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Student Job Openings with the Environmental Center for 2022

The Environmental Center is accepting applications for student assistants for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are seeking students with a passion for sustainability, climate action, and eco-social justice. Students with experience or interest in hands on work, peer outreach, or community organizing should apply. Openings are anticipated with the bike...

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Tips for getting around campus and Boulder

Whether you’re traveling by bike, bus or on foot in Boulder, there are plenty of options to get around campus or nearby destinations.