30th and Colorado intersection

Upgrades improve connectivity between Main and East campuses

Sept. 29, 2023

The recent completion of the 30th and Colorado Protected Intersection and Underpass project is a significant milestone for both the city of Boulder and CU Boulder, and it holds several reasons for celebration.

Plant-protein meal

Plant-powered protein stations: Tasty, green, good for you

Sept. 26, 2023

Campus Dining Services is proud to announce the launch of its new plant-powered protein stations in the dining halls at the Village Center and Center for Community, offering climate-friendly protein options for diners.

Gratitude Fair

Ways to get involved with sustainability

Sept. 18, 2023

Find ways to participate in our campus culture of sustainability, from signing the Sustainable Buffs Pledge to getting involved with one of the Environmental Center's many programs.

CU marching band spells out CU on the football field

CU Boulder and CSU: Rivals on the field, partners in innovation

Sept. 11, 2023

From natural resources, like air and water, to sustainability, CU Boulder and CSU do incredible work to solve challenges related to these necessities. While the Buffs and Rams gear up for the best in-state football rivalry going, the Rocky Mountain Showdown on Sept. 16, we’re taking a moment to reflect on research chops, too.

West bound traffic and a west bound bicyclist make their way into Boulder

Faculty, staff transportation survey results available

Aug. 31, 2023

The results of a 2022 employee survey shows a large swing to the remote work modality and a need for more sustainable transportation use to achieve campuswide climate goals.

Bee colonies inside Old Main mortar

Old Main bee hives said to have been 80 years old

Aug. 30, 2023

A contractor recently discovered that bees have a long history of residence at one of the best properties in town, CU Boulder’s iconic Old Main. Two colonies were reverently re-homed in preparation for a building preservation project.

Student walking their bike toward a rack on campus

Tips to make biking a breeze

Aug. 28, 2023

Biking is a great way to get around campus and Boulder, whether you’re looking to get some exercise or commute sustainably. Learning a little bike maintenance, knowing the rules of the road and being prepared can improve your bike ride.

Lime Scooters are parked near Williams Village

Lime Scooter footprint to expand, include CU Boulder campus

Aug. 8, 2023

Following a successful pilot program, Lime Scooters will be more widely available in Boulder and on the CU Boulder campus starting this month.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony takes place to celebrate CU Boulder's electric bus program.

2 more electric buses join the Buff Bus fleet

July 26, 2023

In another win for CU Boulder’s sustainability initiatives, two new electric Buff Buses have hit the streets. The campus has now replaced four aging diesel buses, with plans to electrify more of the fleet.

Campus community members gather around electric bikes during the 2018 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Ride-n-Drive event

14 CU staff members receive electric bikes

July 5, 2023

A grant through the Can Do Colorado initiative allowed Community Cycles to give electric bikes to 14 CU Boulder employees.