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Virtual conference on laboratory sustainability free for campus community

Oct. 5, 2020

CU Boulder students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) annual conference, held virtually Oct. 5–7. Join as many or as few sessions as you would like.

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Getting to and around campus while physically distancing

Aug. 19, 2020

However you choose to get around, there are a number of ways to commute while physically distancing. Recommendations may continue to evolve, but here are a few tips to help you navigate campus safely.

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6 things to bring to campus this fall

Aug. 12, 2020

You may have some questions about what to bring to campus and how to be ready for the coming semester. The best way to be prepared is to plan in advance. Here are some things to bring to campus this fall.

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How to reduce waste at home

July 22, 2020

Our habits have changed now that we are spending more time at home, and there are things we can do to reduce, reuse and recycle now. Here are some tips for saving money and resources at home.

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

From the Chancellor: Happy 50th birthday to the Environmental Center

April 22, 2020

We were both a lot younger when I started teaching at CU 46 years ago. Now we are both older—and greener. The Environmental Center celebrates its 50th anniversary today as the nation’s first student-led environmental center, founded on the first Earth Day in 1970.

CU Athletics' infinitely recyclable beverage containers.

Athletics’ work helps elevate profile of sustainability

April 21, 2020

CU Athletics have helped lead zero-waste and sustainability efforts among collegiate athletic programs, including construction of four new LEED Platinum-certified buildings and a first-of-its-kind recyclable aluminum cup for gameday use.

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10 recent CU Boulder research, education stories that are changing the world

April 21, 2020

In honor of Earth Day, we're highlighting some of our highest impact stories of late. In the research and academic spheres, CU Boulder community members are delving into everything from drought emergency strategies to building materials that come alive (in a good way) with the help of bacteria.

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Environmental Center celebrates 50 years of students in action

April 21, 2020

The E-Center has helped CU Boulder lead in sustainability among universities nationally throughout the decades. Student ingenuity and passion, supported by staff members, has proven to be a successful model.

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Take the Sustainable Buffs Pledge

April 21, 2020

Being a sustainable Buff is something we can do wherever we are, at any time of the year. This Earth Day, consider joining together with your fellow Buffs to take the Sustainable Buffs Pledge.

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Join the sustainable solutions pitch night on April 13

March 5, 2020

The CU President’s Office invites students to present their ideas for sustainable innovations and solutions in competition for cash prizes. Registration to compete in the event is open through March 9. Participants do not need an existing team or idea to register.