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Volunteer With Ralphie's Green Stampede This Season!

Ralphie’s Green Stampede needs volunteers for the Buff’s basketball season this year.

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The do’s and don’ts of campus composting

CU Boulder has been asked by the region’s primary composting facility, A1 Organics, to address what has become a significant challenge for their process—compost contaminated with non-compostable materials. Below are some composting tips to educate yourself on how you can help eliminate compost contamination in our community.

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Ride All Winter Long

Jan. 3, 2022

Winter in Boulder typically offers weeks of blue skies and dry pavement, but some days there will be snow and a lot of cold. Riding a bike in winter conditions can add fun, a little suffering (let's be honest), and adventure to your life. Here are some tips to make...

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Career Q&A with Environmental Center's new Zero Waste Outreach Coordinator

Ari is the Zero Waste Outreach and Engagement Coordinator at the Environmental Center. See how she got into sustainability and stays motivated in this Q&A article!

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Spring 2023 Opportunities for Impact Learning

Find community, gain creative problem solving skills, help CU reach its climate and sustainability goals, and have the chance to win $1500 in prizes.

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“Green Labs Initiatives Take Root Around the World” in The Scientist Journal

This article from The Scientist describes scientific research as experiencing “a wave of lab sustainability programs”.

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Happy Trails to Dan Baril: 16 years at the Environmental Center

During his time at CU Dan Baril had a huge impact on the legacy of CU Recycling. He began his 16 year career by helping promote recycling and managing the recycling facility, he was instrumental in helping CU expand the services and operations of Move Out and gave direction for the program to divert on average 30 tons a year.

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The Presidents 2023 Sustainable Solutions Challenge Is Here! 

The President’s Sustainable Solutions Challenge is a system-wide program to encourage student-led innovation in sustainability on CU campuses. If you have an idea for improving environmental quality, economic and resource efficiency, and/or social equity on campus, sign up to get involved with Boulder’s competition here!

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Sustainable Travel for Spring Break

University breaks are right around the corner. Whether traveling 10 miles from campus or 1,000 miles from campus, you can do so sustainably. Here are a few quick tips and tricks that benefit you and the environment!

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Enacting Climate Solutions Workshop

Join E-Center’s Jasmin Barco and the CU Boulder Theater and Dance class on Performance for Community Engagement in this interactive and creative workshop for climate action. This workshop is part of the UN Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit “Watch Globally, Engage Locally Panel Series” exploring how each of us can create positive local change to benefit our communities.

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