Campus community member walks across Norlin Quad

CU Boulder named Tree Campus USA for 9th year in a row

April 18, 2019

Tree Campus USA is an Arbor Day Foundation program honoring institutions for effective campus forest management and for engaging employees and students in conservation goals.

Sustainability awards luncheon

Join the Campus Sustainability Summit April 18

April 10, 2019

Former Boulder mayor and Boulder County Commissioner Will Toor will keynote the 26th annual summit, and Campus Sustainability Award winners have been announced.

Blue refillable water bottle

How refilling your water bottle can help pay your tuition

March 18, 2019

The PIPs Rewards app allows you to earn “positive impact points” for various actions that benefit the planet, community and your personal health. Now these points also can be turned into scholarships.

Ana Bogusky poses with her unCover magazine handbook

Pushing Boundaries: Student’s fashion blog, magazine add sustainability to style

March 4, 2019

Graduate student Ana Bogusky’s passion for fashion inspired her to launch a style blog and magazine-like handbook that create awareness for shopping locally and ethically.

Students pose for photo in recycling bins at Vail Resorts

Pushing Boundaries: Vail Resorts aims for zero waste with help from Masters of Environment students

Feb. 15, 2019

Three CU Boulder students in the Masters of the Environment graduate program teamed up with Vail Resorts Inc. to help the industry leader reach its commitment to send no waste to the landfill by 2030.

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.