golden leaves on campus

4 winter savings tips

Oct. 19, 2021

As winter approaches, you may spend more money on keeping warm. Get tips from the Environmental Center to help you save money and energy this winter, wherever you live.

Eric Heltne at BCycle bike station

CU IT pro pedals way to top of BCycle leaderboard

Oct. 13, 2021

Almost every day, CU alumnus and information technology professional Eric Heltne rides a BCycle bike to commute, run errands in town and get around campus.

Cyclists check in at the Biofrontiers station by the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building on the CU Boulder East Campus during the 2019 Bike to Work Day in Boulder. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Fun, free breakfast burritos to be had at Bike to Work Day Sept. 22

Sept. 21, 2021

CU is celebrating with two breakfast stations. Stop by from 7 to 9 a.m. on Main Campus in front of the Recreation Center or on East Campus at the north side of the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building for free burritos, trivia, prizes and more.

Student volunteers sort recyclables

Connect with Buffs if you’re interested in sustainability

Sept. 13, 2021

Do you have a passion for reducing your carbon footprint and practicing more sustainable habits? Here are some ways to connect with others if you’re interested in sustainability.

person holding recycling bin

5 simple ways to be more sustainable

Sept. 7, 2021

Many of us have goals to be more sustainable. But sometimes it can be challenging to know where to start. Here are five ways to help lower your carbon footprint and be more sustainable in your daily life.

Recyclable materials and cans

CU alum creates robots to sort recyclables

Aug. 25, 2021

Matanya Horowitz's company produces artificial intelligence-aided robots to automate identifying, sorting and processing the myriad items that are collected for recycling—at a rate the company says is twice as fast as humans and 99% accurate.

student biking on campus

6 things to know about biking in Boulder

Aug. 25, 2021

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

A melting iceberg in Canada

New climate learning series to examine justice, emotion, action in education

Aug. 20, 2021

A new series of free webinars and an in-person gathering aim to reimagine climate change education for a more just and sustainable world. CU Boulder's Climate Change Learning Series for Educators is uniquely focused on the role of justice, emotion and action.

CU's indoor competition pool

CU’s indoor pool first in US to include phthalate-free liner

Aug. 13, 2021

Originally constructed with tile and grout in 1973, the addition of a phthalate-free liner to CU's indoor competition pool sets a "green" precedent for other competition pools around the country.

Two people riding Lime scooters

Fleet of e-scooters provides new way to get around east Boulder

Aug. 12, 2021

CU Boulder is partnering with the city of Boulder, Boulder County, the Boulder Chamber, Lime and B-Cycle to launch a new shared micro-mobility program that includes a new e-scooter pilot.