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...

Ralphie's Green Stampede

Ralphie's Green Stampede

Jan. 20, 2015

CU-Boulder's "Ralphie's Green Stampede" initiative to move the campus toward a zero-waste football stadium makes CU the first major collegiate or professional sports program in the United States to undertake such a sustainability measure. Virtually all public food and beverage services in Folsom Field have converted to recyclable or compostable...

Ryan Heiland

Chemical-Free Fertilizer on CU Turf Lawns

Oct. 13, 2014

Student using a recycling bin

CU-Boulder again ranks 'gold' in national assessment of environmental leadership

Sept. 24, 2014

Students moving in to Kittredge dorms

Kittredge Central and Kittredge West buildings receive LEED gold ratings

April 23, 2014