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Earn rewards, make the world a better place

Sept. 5, 2018

Did you know you can earn prizes such as ski passes, gift cards and concert tickets when you recycle or refill your water bottle? Get rewarded for everyday sustainable actions with the PIPs app.

Bees scramble for the last of summer blooms at a community garden in Denver

CU is buzzing with Tour de Hive

Sept. 4, 2018

September is Pollinator Appreciation Month, and the CU Museum of Natural History and city of Boulder are teaming up to celebrate with a tour of one of the campus's pollinator gardens on Sept. 9.

Art and Art History building on campus

Strategic Facilities Visioning: A 30-year framework

Sept. 4, 2018

The Strategic Facilities Visioning project team last week began its "deep dive" engagement with colleges, schools and support organizations from across campus, laying the groundwork for the year ahead.

A campus community member gets help at a campus bike station.

CU Boulder earns STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements

Aug. 29, 2018

CU Boulder's latest STARS score places the university 11th among U.S. doctoral and research institutions for its sustainability practices, including being a bike-friendly community and much more.

Lab workers at CU Boulder

CU Boulder earns honorable mention in lab freezer challenge

Aug. 20, 2018

Twenty-two CU Boulder labs recently got in on an international sustainability challenge, taking such actions as trading energy-inefficient units with efficient ones and more.

Sun rises over the horizon in Boulder

Mapping pathways to renewable energy transformation

July 31, 2018

The National Solar Conference and Summit takes place Aug. 5–8 at CU Boulder, continuing the annual conversation on maximizing renewable energy and forging pathways for all communities.

Solar panels on residential roof

New Athletics partnership beams solar savings to CU community

July 26, 2018

Considering solar panels for your home? Significant discounts are available to the Buff community, from season ticket holders to students, staff and others, through a new partnership.

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Pushing Boundaries: Using theater to communicate climate change, one child at a time

July 24, 2018

As a way to engage youth in the climate change conversation, Beth Osnes created "Shine," a musical performance about how energy, climate and humans are interrelated.

Danielle Bilot

Pushing Boundaries: Can Boulder parking lots save bee populations?

July 12, 2018

A new instructor who was part of a White House task force is guiding students to help solve the world's pollinator problem. Her approach involves native bee species and parking lots.

Recycled Runway couture on display at CU Museum of Natural History

Recycled Runway couture on exhibit through August

July 11, 2018

The CU Museum of Natural History is decked out with Recycled Runway couture, a special collection of original garments designed and constructed by local artists, grades six to 12.

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