GROC Recycling Sorting Belt

Recycling, Composting & Waste Diversion: An FM Priority

Dec. 3, 2015

This film was designed as an onboarding video for new Facilities Management employees. We want to ensure that every new face in our department starts off with an understanding of how committed we are to recycling, composting and otherwise keeping campus waste out of the landfill, and an understanding of...

alternative transportation

Alternative Transportation at CU (video)

Nov. 5, 2015

In this film, Sustainable Transporation Coordinator Clark Rider talks about all the different ways CU-Boulder has made alternative transportation a priority, especially for faculty & staff. Here at the Department of Facilities Management, we work to ensure that as many of our staff as possible are able to use alternative...

America Recycles Day - November 15

Facilities Management celebrates America Recycles Day

Oct. 29, 2015

This Sunday, November 15, is America Recycles Day! Along with throwing your bottles, cans, papers, and other recyclables into the proper bin, check out a new video from Facilities Management, " CU Boulder Recycling: A Model for Campus Waste Diversion ." The video highlights the brand new Grounds and Recycling...

Baker Hall at CU-Boulder

Baker Hall: Sustainable Student Housing at CU

Oct. 19, 2015

Baker Hall is the sixth building to receive LEED Platinum certification here on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. It's also a historic building, and the campus's first LEED-certified historic renovation. Check out how sustainability is built right into its four walls, and the positive impact it has on its...

waste diversion and recycling

A Look Inside CU Recycling - New Facility! (video)

Oct. 2, 2015

The new Grounds and Recycling Operations Center at the University of Colorado Boulder is more than just a bigger version of the former facility. It's able to do a better job at diverting campus waste than ever before, helping CU to be a leader in campus recycling. Check out the...

Green Stampede at CU: making Athletics more environmentally sustainable

CU Athletics Program Now Even More Sustainable

Oct. 2, 2015

“We want to reward our sustainability-minded fans and build a stronger community culture around sustainable practices,” said Rick George, CU-Boulder athletic director. “We’re asking our fans to raise their games at home, work and play.” Read more here!


Campus pollinator gardens: Pretty and problem-solving

Sept. 30, 2015

CU Recycling Center

New, more efficient recycling center up and running

Sept. 23, 2015

CU Boulder's Baker Hall

Baker Hall receives highest LEED rating for its sustainability features

Sept. 1, 2015

Baker Hall, which reopened its doors in August 2014 after a renovation, has received a LEED Platinum rating from the United States Green Building Council. LEED certification is a U.S. benchmark for sustainable building design, construction, operations and maintenance. Baker Hall's sustainability features include "smart" heating and cooling units that...

Lighting at Kittredge

Campus-wide Sustainability Management at CU Boulder - NORESCO

Aug. 20, 2015

Since 2005, NORESCO has advised the University of Colorado (CU) Boulder on campus-wide sustainable operations and maintenance plans, helping the university achieve energy, water and carbon reduction goals. NORESCO and Architectural Energy Corporation, which became part of NORESCO in 2014, have provided services including energy and daylight modeling and U.S...