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August happenings at the ASCP

Welcome back to campus, everyone! This summer has been a busy one for the ASCP. We're hired new staff, added compost bins on campus, prepared hard-to-recycle services, and installed new bike shelters. Scroll to see the progress we've made and check out our new orientation video to get yourself familiar with the work that we do and how you can make an impact on campus!

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Take our Survey!

We want you to weigh in on what our next sustainability project will be. Click or tap the button below and help us decide where student fees should go for the upcoming year!


Compost Rollout

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Phase 1 of the compost rollout is complete! Student fees generated from the 2020 Compost Referendum have been put to work and can be seen across campus in the form of 62 new 3-stream waste receptacles (20 outdoor and 42 indoor). Learn more about the bin design, location and and rollout plan by visiting our blog post!

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This summer, we put the finishing touches on our new bike shelters! Check out our video which explains some background on how the shelters were built, where they are, and how to get access.

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Come one, come all—events are back! As we welcome students back onto campus, we're excited to announce upcoming volunteer activities. Come help the ASCP support the campus' zero waste vision, transition to alternative transportation, and survey student sustainability interests. Register for upcoming volunteer dates by clicking the links below or contacting

Event Compost (CU Denver Convocation)

Aug 20 @ 12:00 PM2:00 PM

ASCP Tabling (Sustainability Survey and RTD/Anti-Bike Theft Campaign)

Aug 24 and 25 @ 10:00 AM–2:00 PM

Event Compost (CU Denver Block Party)

Aug 26 @ 11:00 AM–4:00 PM

Event Compost (LynxConnect Open House)

Aug 31 @ 11:30 AM–1:30 PM

Fall Fest ASCP Tabling (Sustainability Survey)

Sep 15 and 16 @ 10:00 AM–2:00 PM

Jack's Solar Garden Tours

Saturdays @ 10:00 AM2:00PM


Our Sustainability Workshop Series continues for another semester! All workshops are listed below. To learn more and sign up, visit our workshops page!


Note: CU Denver students have an opportunity to earn a sustainability certificate

Sustainability 101

Sep 23 and Nov 18 @ 3:30 PM4:45 PM

Water: Planning for the Future

Oct 7 @ 3:30 PM4:45 PM

Sustainability & Business

Oct 14 @ 3:30 PM4:45 PM

Greenhouse Gas & Climate Action Planning

Oct 21 @ 3:30 PM4:45 PM

The State of Waste

Nov 4 @ 3:30 PM4:45 PM

Food Waste

Nov 11 @ 3:30 PM4:45 PM

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