Atrium inside CASE building

CASE building notches LEED Gold for green building excellence

Feb. 14, 2019

LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol ensuring energy cost savings, lower carbon emissions and healthy work environments. CU Boulder now has 27 LEED-certified buildings.

Campus Sustainability Summit awards ceremony

Calling all award nominations, presentation submissions for Campus Sustainability Summit

Feb. 12, 2019

Organizers are putting out a call for presentations and nominations for the 26th Campus Sustainability Summit April 18, an information-sharing forum featuring updates and discussions.

Art and Art History building on campus

Strategic Facilities Visioning ‘deep dive’ setting foundation for work to come

Dec. 13, 2018

The project team continues to gather invaluable insights from campus stakeholders about where university departments see themselves in the future and how facilities can help them get there.

Students sort through recycled material in the Recycling Center at CU Boulder

CU Boulder waste diversion tops 50 percent for first time

Dec. 4, 2018

The tonnage is tallied, and CU Boulder's waste diversion rate eclipsed 50 percent for the first time in school history, with the campus recovering, recycling and reusing more waste than was sent to landfills.

Green plant growing out of a person's hand

Simple ways to live more sustainably

Oct. 26, 2018

Our everyday actions can lead to a ripple effect throughout our communities. Whether you live on or off campus, here are a few things you can do to live more sustainably.

Recycling, compost and trash bins near Folsom Field

In its 10th year, Ralphie's Green Stampede is closer to zero waste than ever

Oct. 25, 2018

Get your compost and recycling in the right bins during Saturday's Homecoming game to help the Buffs beat the rest of the Pac-12 in the Zero Waste Bowl.

Person leans against brick wall, checking smartphone

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.

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