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Empowering college students: the vital role of energy conservation in shaping a sustainable future

Dec. 12, 2023

Boulder, a city known for its natural wonders and commitment to sustainability, presents an incredible opportunity for college students to actively participate in building a greener future. As we navigate our academic journeys, we can also shape ourselves into environmentally conscious community leaders who inspire positive change.

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Powering change: participate in the AWorld Challenge for a greener tomorrow

Dec. 12, 2023

In a world where the significance of energy conservation echoes louder than ever, the call to action has never been more important. Luckily, CU Boulder is offering two guiding beacons of change for students and staff alike. CU is hosting a two-month long A world challenge built around energy conservation...

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The power of individual actions: rethinking your carbon footprint

Dec. 12, 2023

The term 'carbon footprint' echoes in our ears as a familiar buzzword, but grappling with how to minimize it can be a daunting task. Seeking support from your community can transform this task into a more accessible and rewarding endeavor.

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Recap of President's Sustainable Solutions pitch night 2023

April 8, 2023

Last week, CU Boulder's Environmental Center hosted the 4th annual President's Sustainable Solutions Challenge event where three proposals were presented on how to make the campus more sustainable.

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Lowering your carbon footprint

Jan. 27, 2023

Carbon footprint is something we have all heard about, read about and probably talked about in class, but do we truly understand what it means and its role in our lives? Probably not. According to the Nature Conservatory, carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gasses generated by our...

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Small actions to reduce your carbon footprint

Nov. 9, 2022

Sometimes reducing your carbon footprint can be a difficult and daunting task. Here are 20 small actions you can try on your new - or steadfast - journey to living more sustainably! Small actions make a big difference. Pick a couple to try below to get started.

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Tips for keeping cool this summer

May 23, 2022

Looking for ways to stay cool this summer? Here is a list of 21 tips to help you, your family and your home stay cool!

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Debunking recycling myths

April 26, 2022

With so much content coming our way every day, it can be difficult to differentiate between true facts and myths, especially when it comes to recycling. We're here to help clarify some of those common myths that you may have read about or heard.

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President's Sustainable Solutions Challenge recap

April 18, 2022

All of the presentations at the 2022 President's Sustainable Solutions Challenge had one goal: to make CU more sustainable.

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The future of zero waste living: sustainable architecture

Feb. 7, 2022

Moving towards more sustainable architecture would have many positive impacts on the environment.