9-22-22 Staff Update

Sept. 22, 2022

9-22-22 Staff Update In this message: Staff Info Special Payrate: Zero Waste Football this Saturday 9/24 Preferred Email address for E-Center work communications Opportunities for Engagement Environmental Board seeking new members Weekly Campus Sustainability Tours on Mondays Mushroom Cultivation Workshop 9/29 Climate Justice Workshop 10/7 Global Conference on Sustainability in...

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.

 7 steps to zero waste

Zero Waste in GFH

Sept. 13, 2022

The Ecenter has several resources and tools to help you on your journey to zero waste , including a Frequently Asked Questions Section (FAQs)!

Sustainable transportation in GFH

How to Travel from GFH to Boulder and Beyond

Sept. 13, 2022

New to the area? Here are some ways of getting around town which are good for the environment and easy on your wallet. Check out this webpage on sustainable transportation!

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GFH Laundry Rooms

Sept. 13, 2022

Each Court in Graduate and Family Housing is equipped with laundry rooms. Here are some great tips for greener laundry!

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FREE Food Options for GFH!

Sept. 13, 2022

CU provides several options to access food for students, staff, and faculty. Here are four ways of accessing FREE FOOD on campus!


Get a FREE Ecokit in GFH - Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Sept. 13, 2022

EcoVisits are a great way of learning helpful and valuable tips to reduce your environmental footprint and live greener in Graduate and Family Housing.

E Center staff

GFH Community: Connect to the Environmental Center

Sept. 13, 2022

The Environment Center (or ECenter) is located in the University Memorial Center (UMC) building on campus. We are responsible for zero waste programs, organizations, events, and general sustainability efforts on campus. Here are some interesting resources available on our website!

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Composting In GFH

Sept. 13, 2022

Composting organic/compostable materials helps decrease the amount of waste going to the landfill. It also helps decrease methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from being released into the atmosphere. Here in GFH, you can compost your table scraps, spoiled leftovers, compostable papers, dirty cardboard, and plant matter!