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Nominate through May 21 for the CU Boulder Sustainability Council

April 22, 2021

Chancellor Philip DiStefano announced the establishment of the CU Boulder Sustainability Council, open to students, faculty and staff. The group will foster and assist the integration of sustainability across all aspects of the university.

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

Chancellor DiStefano opens sustainability summit with Call to Climate Action

April 22, 2021

CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano issued a call to action to the campus community during the Campus Sustainability Summit on Earth Day 2021, announcing a goal of carbon neutrality by 2050 and the establishment of a campus sustainability council. Watch a video address.

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Take the Sustainable Buffs Pledge

April 21, 2021

This Earth Day, join your fellow Buffs in pledging to make daily sustainable lifestyle choices, big or small. Plus, get tips and resources for how to make a difference.

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CU Boulder announces recipients of 2021 Campus Sustainability Awards

April 14, 2021

The Campus Sustainability Awards recognize commitments to continuing the CU Boulder tradition of leadership in sustainability and this year are going to 11 outstanding individuals and departments, to be presented April 22 at the CU Earth Day Town Hall.

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Your end-of-year sustainability checklist

April 7, 2021

Whether you live on or off campus, here’s a checklist to help you wrap up the end of the year sustainably.

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Green meal planning with plant-based foods

March 3, 2021

Eating a plant-based diet doesn’t mean eating a salad for every meal! Here are some tips for incorporating meatless meals into your life.

Car at EV charging station in parking garage

Campus adds 16 electric vehicle stations including Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant spaces

March 2, 2021

With recent additions, 50 electric vehicle charging stations are available on the CU Boulder campus. Two of these are located at ADA-compliant parking spots.

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CU Boulder invites nominations for sustainability awards

Feb. 11, 2021

Eligible for nomination are faculty, staff, students, alumni and departments. Recognize people's outstanding efforts to help CU Boulder continue and improve its sustainability stewardship. Nominate by March 5.

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Join the virtual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education Oct. 20–22

Oct. 13, 2020

For the first time ever, the campus community will have full access to one of the largest stages for exchanging effective models, policies, research, collaborations and transformative actions to advance sustainability in higher education.

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Composting 101: Learn the basics

Oct. 7, 2020

Composting is easier than you might think. It has major environmental benefits and is something you can do wherever you are. Get tips for composting at home or on campus.