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August 2014

Sustainability News

Farmers Market

Thursday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. – Driscoll Green
(Aug. 26, 2014) Vendors this month include Leffler family farms, GrowHaus, Aikopops, Cakewalk Bakery, Fat Green Bowl and Barbed Wire Reef. As always, BYOB (bring your own bag)!

Zero Waste Hockey Games

(Aug. 26, 2014) Last year over 450 volunteers helped us divert 68 percent of all trash at hockey games from the landfill to recycling and compost. Volunteer this year! As a Zero Waste Goalie, you will help educate fans on proper disposal of waste. Perks include a T-shirt, food voucher and a chance to watch the game. Convince 30 people from your unit to volunteer and you will be recognized on the scoreboard! For more information or to sign up, contact Kaela Martins, Student Zero Waste Manager, at

DU farmers' market

Thursday, July 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. - Driscoll Green

(July 22, 2014) Join the Center for Sustainability for the monthly Farmers' Market featuring fresh produce for sale, student artwork and a food truck. Occurring the fourth Thursday of each month through October, the Farmers' Market brings DU and the Denver community together to foster conversation about the need for sustainable, organic and local food. Cash is preferred and BYOB (bring your own bag).

Bike to Work Wednesdays - All summer long

student on bike(July 1, 2014) The Center for Sustainability and well@du continue to bring you Bike to Work Wednesdays throughout the summer! Join us for a light breakfast and coffee each Wednesday from 8-9 a.m. on the Carnegie Green. If your department is interested in sponsoring a breakfast please contact