Green Stampede

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.

Sustainability Group Award Recipients

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.

Heidi VanGenderen

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.

solar powered irrigation controls

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.

Zip Car

Expanded car-share options roll onto campus

Feb. 9, 2017

­ In a move to further sustainability and provide more options at CU Boulder, Parking and Transportation Services has partnered with Boston-based Zipcar to increase car-sharing on campus.


Moving bee hive at CU-Boulder a sticky proposition

Dec. 2, 2016

Read the article in the Daily Camera

Ed Von Bleichert

Von Bleichert named manager of Facilities Management sustainability and resiliency

Nov. 19, 2016

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management Dave Danielson announced today that Ed von Bleichert has been named Facilities Management sustainability and resiliency program manager, effective Jan 1. In this role, von Bleichert will be responsible for coordinating the many different sustainability functions across facilities management, as well as collaborating with...


Learn about campus sustainability with AASHE

Nov. 10, 2016

CU Boulder is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a non-profit membership organization that empowers higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. AASHE offers a number of benefits, services and programs to...

Energy Meter

Campus Sustainability Awards nominations due March 1

Feb. 10, 2016

CU-Boulder wishes to recognize outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to reducing the burden that CU-Boulder places on the environment. Nominate outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to transforming the CU-Boulder campus into a living laboratory for sustainability through innovation that directly reduces the...

CU Green Labs

Green Chemistry Fund, CU Green Labs Awards, Lab Poster Contest, Tours

Jan. 21, 2016

CU Green Labs has four important announcements for the campus community. CU Green Labs is relaunching the Green Chemistry Fund for 2016. Do you have a green chemistry idea that needs funding in your lab? The Green Chemistry Fund Committee has access to $2500. Please visit our website to apply...