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Empowering College Students: The Vital Role of Energy Conservation in Shaping a Sustainable Future

Understanding and embracing the vital role of energy conservation while making mindful choices and adopting sustainable practices is a meaningful first step.

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CU Boulder's Plant Powered Protein Stations: Tasty, Green, and Good for You!

Campus Dining Services is proud to announce the launch of its new Plant Powered Protein stations in the dining halls at the Village Center and C4C. These centralized stations are offering climate-friendly protein options for students, faculty, and staff.

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CU Boulder's Zero Waste Program crushing cardboard waste: 40,000 Pounds of Cardboard Diverted from Landfill

The week before classes start is always a busy and exciting time for campus, over 7000 students move into the residence hall during this time. This year the Zero Waste program provided recycling services for over a dozen welcome events, recycled 20 tons of cardboard and film plastic, and sponsored an on-campus reuse sale.

9-14-23 Staff Update

9-14-23 Staff Update In this message: Staff Info Next Wednesday 9/20: All-Staff Gathering and Dinner Staff Handbook - Read and Acknowledge Extra Work Opportunities Extra Work opportunities: Football zero waste shifts Upcoming Even ts and Engagement Opportunities Foundations in Sustainable Leadership Micro-Credential Events: Today 9/14 Little Creatures: Art and Activism...

8-31-23 Staff Update

Aug. 31, 2023

8-31-23 Staff Update In this message: Staff Info Bike Fest Today! 2 - 5 pm Farrand Field Hold the Date: All-Staff Gathering Sept 20th Extra Work opportunities: Football zero waste shifts Track your Sustainable Actions What is the AWorld Act Now App? And other Resources for student staff such as...

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Find us at the Be Involved Fair!

Make connections. Explore new interests. Be involved. Aug. 30 • 2-6 p.m. • Farrand Field

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Sign the Sustainable Buffs Pledge

90% of Buffs want to make choices that support a sustainable lifestyle. Join your fellow sustainable Buffs in pledging to make daily sustainable lifestyle choices.


Pathways to Sustainable Engagement: Navigating CU Boulder's Sustainability Initiatives

The Sustainable Buff program, hosted by CU Boulder's Environmental Center, offers an avenue for students to actively engage with sustainability initiatives on campus and contribute to a greener future. It can be overwhelming to navigate all of the extra curricular activity options on campus so we have sorted out a Sustainable Buff specific list to get involved.

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2023 move-out waste diversion results are in!

As CU residence halls welcome a new class of students this fall semester, the efforts regarding reducing waste from student move-out in May have come to a close.

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Bike Fest 2023- August 31st

Free food! Free shirts! Free bike repairs! Games and music are followed up by our Annual Used Bike Sale!