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5 awareness tips on stormwater pollution

Oct. 25, 2018

State and federal agencies task the office of Environmental Health and Safety at CU Boulder with ensuring everyone on campus does their part to keep our water clean by preventing chemical waste and other pollutants from being disposed of into storm drains and sanitary sewer lines.


CU Boulder notches STARS Gold

Sept. 5, 2018

Congratulations to all of the Infrastructure and Sustainability staff whose daily work contributes to CU Boulder being recognized as one of the top universities for sustainability in the country.

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New Athletics partnership beams solar savings to CU community

Aug. 20, 2018

Considering solar panels for your home? Significant discounts are available to the Buff community, from season ticket holders to students, staff and others, through a new partnership.


Healthy Lawns

Aug. 9, 2018

Water, waste and ingenuity ─ these are the ingredients of compost tea. Made by mixing compost and water together, this microbe-based fertilizer drastically improves soil health while managing pests. The tea is distributed through the campus irrigation system, which proved to be a deceptively challenging process that took five years...

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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...