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Pac-12 Sustainability Conference To Take Place At CU

May 25, 2018

The second annual Pac-12 Sustainability Conference is set to take place Wednesday, July 11 - Thursday, July 12 at the University of Colorado Boulder. The conference this year will begin with an afternoon tour of the University of Colorado Champions Center on the first day, followed by an opening night...

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Campus Sustainability Summit is coming April 25

April 3, 2018

Congratulations to all the 2018 sustainability awardees! The Campus Sustainability Summit is April 25. I&S department winners include: EH&S, CU's Distribution Center, and FacMan's Kayla Adair and Steven Stuart. Register to attend by 4/19: https://www.

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CU Boulder announces membership in new University Climate Change Coalition

Feb. 7, 2018

CU Boulder this morning announced its participation the University Climate Change Coalition, a newly formed coalition of 13 leading North American research universities that have united to help communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future. The initiative creates a new high-profile platform through which...

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3 Athletics buildings score LEED Platinum for green building excellence

Dec. 18, 2017

Three CU Boulder buildings that were part of the recent Athletics facilities upgrades, including the net-zero-energy Indoor Practice Facility, have been awarded LEED Platinum status by the United States Green Building Council.

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CU Boulder 10th among public schools in sustainability ranking

Oct. 16, 2017

Based on campus data and student feedback on quality of life, career preparation and environmentally responsible practices, CU Boulder is a top "green" school, according to The Princeton Review.

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CU Launches Innovative Rewards App

Oct. 12, 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...

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Volunteer with Ralphie's Green Stampede this fall

Sept. 11, 2017

Ralphie’s Green Stampede is a driving force behind the award-winning, groundbreaking zero waste football games at Folsom Field. Thanks to the hard work of Stampede volunteers and many others behind the scenes, every season over 80 percent of waste from Folsom games is kept out of landfills.

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Staff and students commended for sustainability efforts

April 25, 2017

Honored April 20 at the Environmental Center’s annual sustainability summit, the following recipients and projects received accolades for their ingenuity, stewardship and exemplary actions.

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VanGenderen named CU Boulder's first chief sustainability officer

April 21, 2017

­ Vice Chancellor for Infrastructure and Safety David Kang on Thursday, April 20, announced the hiring of Heidi VanGenderen as the University of Colorado Boulder’s first chief sustainability officer.

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CU's Solar Powered Irrigation Clock

March 15, 2017

Read about FM's creative solution to get power to the irrigation control system during a renovation/installation of the landscape area at the corner of University and 17th.