Panel Discusses Colorado Water Conservation

GlobeMed and EnAct co-hosted a panel event to discuss an essential global resource: water. Speakers discussed subjects ranging from water management within Colorado Springs Utilities to the water policy that manages the entire Colorado River. […]

New Carbon Offset Program Balances Campus Footprint

The Green Science subcommittee of the Office of Sustainability is spearheading a project to track and offset carbon emissions from Environmental Science department field trips over the last two years. Kyra Wolf, the Office of […]

CC Collaborates With Bestway to Inch Towards Sustainability

Colorado College has long been in collaboration with Bestway Disposal to facilitate the college’s recycling, compost, and trash needs. Bestway has been particularly involved in Recyclemania, a competition that is currently taking place on campus […]

Chasing After Diversity in Trees

In the past months, Charlotte Cadow, Buildings and Grounds intern for the Office of Sustainability, has been pursuing Tree Campus USA certification. This certification puts in place infrastructure to improve the health and diversity of […]

Recyclemania: Making Sustainability Fun

For the fourth year in a row, Colorado College is participating in the Recyclemania Tournament, a national competition that measures the sustainability of the school’s waste disposal systems. The so-called pre-season, or collection of data […]

Renovations to Library Focus on Sustainability

As plans for the new library continue, Colorado College Office of Sustainability and other invested parties continue to campaign for a carbon neutral plan. Ian Johnson, Campus Sustainability Manager, and Mark Ferguson, Colorado College Energy […]

CC presents at AASHE conference

Last block, Kyra Wolf, Academics Intern for the Office of Sustainability, attended the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) conference in Minneapolis to represent Colorado College, where she presented on the […]