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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

A variety of waste waits to be sorted during yesterdays waste audit on the plaza. The annual event acts as a visual message showing passing students a faulty how much of the on campus trash can actually be composted and recycled.

Living Off the Grid: the zero-waste lifestyle

Sarah Ross April 13, 2016

There are many definitions of "Off the Grid." There is off the Internet grid, or technology grid, as many "CSI" shows like to say when someone forgoes their laptop and credit cards while on the run in...

Drive Down the Runway

January 21, 2016

Need new winter mats? I have an idea what you can do with your old ones. "One auto supplier is taking the term "ready to wear" to a whole new level. Inteva Products LLC commissioned a fashion designer...

Recycling bins are located in virtually every building on campus and are one of the ways the CSU stays green. (Photo Credit: Ryan Arb).

As CSU continues to achieve sustainability awards, students say efforts should increase

Erin Douglas August 28, 2015

Though CSU has won four awards in the past year for sustainability efforts, students say there is room for improvement concerning sustainability on campus. Zero-waste events contribute to CSU's sustainability...

It takes about one week to install a set of solar panels, according to Nick Williamson, Commercial Project Manager for Namaste Solar. Colorado State University plans to install five more sets by June. (Photo by: Christina Vessa).

Colorado State University is first institution in the world to become platinum STARS certified

Keoni Grundhauser April 13, 2015

Out of 700 schools on six continents, CSU became the first institution in the world to receive a platinum rating by the STARS sustainability rating system. The STARS rating system measures four broad...

VIDEO: Cutting down on plastic bottle usage

VIDEO: Cutting down on plastic bottle usage

March 4, 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtlcu7W7t08&feature=youtu.be

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