Students Value Sustainablity
We surveyed our student body, and here's what they had to say.
Source: Fall 2017 student sustainability survey
95% of students say climate change is a concern for their generation.
80% of students consider their carbon footprint to be low. 95% of students say they would like to have a lower carbon footprint.
92% of students state that it is important that CU Boulder has a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.
40% of students report they chose CU in part because of its sustainability reputation.
Committed to Higher Standards
Here are just some of the goals set to make campus greener.
Goal: Increase campus diversion rate of municipal solid waste (MSW) to 90% by 2025.
Goal: All new buildings will meet or surpass a LEED Gold “Plus” rating.
Goal: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020, based on a 2005 baseline.
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