April is Earth Month, with Earth Day celebrations occurring on April 22. These celebrations coincide with the spring-cleaning season and the end of the semester, making this month a great time to further develop environmentally friendly habits.
The Environmental Center shares tips to help campus community members implement sustainable actions and habits.
Many special material items you may no longer need can be recycled through CU Recycling and the Environmental Center. These include:
Learn more about collection and drop-off locations for recycling special materials, office clean outs and shredding services on campus.
There are many reusable items to keep around your office to help cut down on waste.
The 25th annual Campus Sustainability Summit will feature informative panels from campus and community leaders, collaborative sessions and opportunities for interdepartmental discussion. This year’s recipients of the Campus Sustainability Awards also will be honored.
Wednesday, April 25
UMC, Glenn Miller Ballroom
The warm spring days are perfect for biking around campus. Faculty and staff can visit the UMC and Folsom bike stations for repairs, tune-ups and advice from mechanics on bike commuting.
The Green Office Certification is a campus sustainability program through the Environmental Center that incorporates many campus sustainability initiatives. Earning a Green Office certificate can be done in five easy steps with lasting environmental and financial impacts.
From Student Affairs is a series for discovering the roles of Student Affairs on campus as a resource for not only students but also faculty and staff. Read more From Student Affairs: “Tips for writing recommendation letters,” “Managing stress before it gets bad,” “Talking about alcohol and other drugs,” “Self-care tips for spring break,” “Supporting survivors of sexual assault.”