Sustainable CU Small Grants open

Nov. 4, 2017

Zero Waste Internship Application Now Open

Oct. 24, 2017

Are you looking to gain professional experience while also earning Spring 2018 college credits? Then the Zero Waste Internship at the Environmental Center is right for you. This internship is a multi-year project to create better linkages between higher education and the sustainable materials management (SMM) industry- consisting of reuse,...

2017-2018 Ski Bus Schedule and Tickets

Oct. 20, 2017

The CU Ski Bus, a program of the Sustainable Transportation Program, provides students, staff, and faculty an affordable and convenient way to get to the ski slopes without driving. The Ski Bus picks up on campus at: Williams Village, Kittredge, Farrand Field And goes to a scheduled Front Range resort...

Climbing PoeTree Performance and Workshop

Sept. 26, 2017

The CU Environmental Center is proud to bring hip-hop activist duo Climbing PoeTree to the CU Campus October 26th: Evening performance October 28th: Workshop Location and time specifics TBA Who is Climbing PoeTree? from their website: “Creativity is the antidote for violence and destruction. Art is our most human expression,...

CU Launches Innovative Rewards App

Sept. 26, 2017

What if you were rewarded every time you rode the bus, shared a bike or a car, refilled your water bottle, donated your time or recycled? Well, you can be now. CU Boulder, a leader in sustainability and tech innovation, has teamed up with PIPs Rewards to beta test an...

Volunteer to help with Move-in

Aug. 23, 2017

Recycling Ambassador On average, over 10 tons of cardboard and over 60 yards of styrofoam will be diverted from the landfills by CU Recycling, using Recycling Ambassadors at the dock of each residence hall! Ambassadors assist with styrofoam, plastic bag and cardboard collections and provide education and outreach to first...

Fashion Swap: Summer Edition 8/16

Aug. 7, 2017

Are you getting ready to update your closet for the Fall? Do you have clothes that you no longer wear? Hold on to your threads until Wednesday August 16th and bring them to the CU Fashion Swap: Summer Edition to celebrate sustainable fashion! You don't need to bring anything to...

Charlie Reighart (Tour Information)

Tour features: Explanation of county's program, tour of transfer station and MRF facility. Topics: recycling and waste prevention, waste energy, landfilling

Kathleen Carroll

Western Disposal Services. Tour Features and Topics Covered: Trash transfer station, Commercial composting facility, Recycling, Composting

Michelle Minstrell

Title of Presentation / Topics Covered: Construction Waste Recycling, Mercury Lamps/PCB Ballasts Recycling, Electronics Recycling, Paint Recycling Collection, Municipal Recycling programs, campus recycling initiatives, commercial business recycling programs/initiatives, organics collection programs.