Colorado State University is internationally known for its green initiatives and clean-energy research including alternative fuels, clean engines, photovoltaics, smart-grid technology, water resources, and satellite-based atmospheric monitoring and tracking systems. It's also well known for its sustainability efforts on campus and abroad.

Events on campus

RecycleMania 2015 — Feb. 1 - March 28

CSU is participating in RecycleMania, a friendly recycling competition for colleges and universities to promote waste reduction activities on their campuses. During this eight-week period each spring, colleges report the amount of recycling and trash collected each week.

Annual Forest Health Report focuses on Colorado’s urban, community trees

In the Metro Denver area alone, trees provide $551 million in property value increases, energy savings, carbon storage and other benefits each year. But urban and community trees there and throughout Colorado face ongoing threats from exotic insects and other factors, according to a report released today.

First set of rooftop solar arrays installed on Colorado State's University's Braiden Hall

An array of solar panels wiht the capability of powering 14 homes was installed this week on the roof of Braiden Hall on Friday, October 24.

CSU launches new master's degree in greenhouse gas management and accounting

To help train professionals for careers in greenhouse gas emissions of businesses, CSU has launched a new Masters of Greenhouse Gas Management and Accounting degree that combines environmental knowledge with quantitative and technical skills.

Colorado State hosts cookstove testing marathon as part of climate study

Colorado State University is hosting an intensive laboratory testing campaign for biomass cookstoves this month as part of a $1.5 million study on the air quality, climate and health effects of cookstove smoke.