Events and Communication

The Center for a Regenerative Future believes that thousands of people taking small steps every day to reduce their impact on the environment and lift up those who have less - power, resources, political clout - is critical to the success of the regenerative movement on campus, in Denver, and globally. To this end, the Center strives to bring engaging, educational, fun, and hard-hitting events to the DU campus and beyond throughout every year.


Center for a Regenerative Future Events

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    Events are relevant and timely

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    When events are catered, they are vegetarian meals sourced through local, sustainable, women- or people of color-owned businesses

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    Partnerships with dozens of campus and community organizations bring expertise and a diverse audience

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    Partnerships with dozens of campus and community organizations bring expertise and a diverse audience

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    We are always seeking to improve our work and deliver the types of experiences and information our community wants and needs

Each quarter, the DU community can look forward to a full calendar of exciting and fun events. Flagship annual events include:

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Pop-Up Thrift Stores

The Center for a Regenerative Future collects materials during move out, sorts them, then provides them to students and the community at an annual Thrift Store during Discoveries Orientation week, allowing students to outfit their rooms at a fraction of the cost of new materials. This keeps materials out of the landfill and makes these items accessible to all students, regardless of budget.

Throughout the year, the Center runs Swap and Shop and pop-up events to promote a circular economy and prevent waste. Anyone in the DU community is welcome to bring unwanted clothing from their own closets and swap it for clothes that they love. Have nothing to swap? Don’t worry! All the clothes are on sale, and all proceeds go to benefit sustainability and health programming at DU.

Missed these early year events? Don't worry! The Center for a Regenerative Future manages a year-round brick and mortar Thrift Store located on the first floor of Centennial Halls. Our hours rotate every quarter, and we have a rotating inventory of amazing pre-owned items that could be exactly what you're looking for. Learn more and give us a visit!

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Fall Regenerative Fair

Join the Center for a Regenerative Future and partners in a fun fall-themed fair that features the Swap and Shop Thrift Store, regenerative-themed workshops, tasty autumn snacks, and a variety of ways to engage with living your best regenerative life.

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