Energy Conservation Outreach (ECO) Visits: New Name Same Great Program

March 23, 2017

As SCORE undergoes a name change to ECO-Visits (Energy Conservation Outreach Visits), we are also looking back at some of our successes in helping students live more sustainably, conserving energy and water and commiting to more sustainable behaviors that will hopefully last them a lifetime. We will still provide students...

Spring Break Travel: Skyride

March 17, 2017

Save some money and the environment by using your College Pass to ride the AB bus route for free to the Airport. RTD doubles up on buses during peak hours for the influx of students needing to make their flights on time; however, give yourself ample time by catching an...

Sustainable CU: Call for Proposals

Jan. 26, 2017

The Environmental Improvement Initiative: In the spring of 2005, students voted to dedicate a portion of student fees to implement on-campus projects incorporating renewable energy, energy efficiency, recycling and waste reduction, and other innovative projects to reduce the University of Colorado Boulder campus impact on climate and environment. Sustainable CU...

Campus Sustainability Awards: call for nominations

Jan. 26, 2017

The annual CU-Boulder Campus Sustainability Awards is now accepting nominations. The University of Colorado wishes to recognize outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to reducing the burden that CU-Boulder places on the environment. Outstanding efforts make CU's successful and challenging approaches to attaining sustainability possible, and awardees...

CU Boulder Gold Bicycle Friendly University

Jan. 12, 2017

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized the University of Colorado Boulder with the Gold Bicycle Friendly University (BFU SM ) award, joining 18 other Gold Bicycle Friendly Universities. The University of Colorado Boulder joins a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the United States transforming their campuses and...

Pilot program sets the stage for on-campus

Nov. 21, 2016

CU Boulder has been at the national forefront of sustainability initiatives for several years and this year, a CU Boulder residence hall will attempt a zero-waste composting program. Buckingham is the first residence hall and building on campus to have a fully functioning composting system. Lucy Haggard, Buckingham's EcoRep, is...

Avoiding the Conversation 11/16

Nov. 9, 2016

November 16 6-8pm ENVD 120 Sometimes talking with your loved ones about touchy subjects can lead to a "cringe moment"--come chat with us and other CU organizations about how to make these conversations comfortable for everyone involved! Ready to go home for break, but don’t want to engage with your...

Aiming for Zero: Zero Waste Events on Campus Set the Bar

Oct. 30, 2016

Move Out The annual "Give & Go" Donation Drive during student Move Out in the Residence Halls on campus generated 26 tons of Reusable Items (clothing, bedding, fans, lamps, storage items, etc), 2,258 pounds of donated food, and 1,128 pounds of Personal Care Products, for a total of 27.7 tons...

"13th" Documentary Screening 11/4

Oct. 27, 2016

Thursday, November 4, 5pm HUMM 1B50 The Eco- Social Justice team, along with other campus partners, will be showing the Netflix documentary '13th' directed by Ava DuVernay The film discusses the toxicity of the prison system in the United States and its relation to the 13th amendment and slavery. There...

White House recognizes CU Boulder at inaugural Green Sports Day

Oct. 10, 2016

As a leader in sustainability practices and fan engagement in athletics, CU Boulder was one of two campuses recognized at the inaugural Green Sports Day with an event in the East Room of the White House on Thursday, Oct. 6. Dave Newport, director of the CU Environmental Center , attended...

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