Ryan Burbary

Making Tennis Sustainable

Nov. 6, 2023

Ryan Burbary is owner of Velociti Tennis, a Boulder-based company committed to limiting single-use plastics and incorporating biodegradable technologies for products.

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10 Environmental Milestones at CU Boulder

Feb. 3, 2020

The first Earth Day was held across the United States on April 22, 1970. It motivated student organizers at CU Boulder to push for an institution dedicated to sustainability and later that year the Environmental Center was born.


Look - Playground

Sept. 1, 2017

All work, extra play.


Campus Green Effort No. 1 in Country

Dec. 1, 2009

This fall Sierra Club’s magazine named CU Boulder the top “green” university in the nation, a jump up from its No. 2 ranking last year.

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Making Gas from Grass

June 1, 2009

In the United States we import about two-thirds of the oil used to fill the tanks of our vehicles.

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Boulder Should Go Nuclear

June 1, 2009

Like more than 900 cities, Boulder has voluntarily committed to meeting the Kyoto Protocol’s greenhouse gas reduction targets. And, like all but two of those cities, it is failing to meet its goals.

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Who Knew ESTER Was So Cool?

March 1, 2009

Mike West, director of education for CU Biodiesel, has taught everyone from postgraduate students to second-graders how to brew their own biodiesel, showing how simple it is to create cleaner, more sustainable fuel from waste.