Abby Weeks
An MLK Jr. Day message from the Environmental Board

Jan. 18, 2021

As the nation’s largest and oldest student run center of its kind, the CU Boulder Environmental Center has championed environmental advocacy on our campus for the past 50 years. However, neither the history of our center, nor the history of environmentalism in the United States, exists outside of the context...

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Creating a sustainable lifestyle one habit at a time

Jan. 15, 2021

Statistically speaking, if you made a New Year’s Resolution this year, you’ve probably abandoned it by now. Like anything else you want to achieve or become, building a sustainable lifestyle is best approached as a set of habits to be built incrementally, not one quick overhaul. Get started on the...

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A Colorado declaration on America Recycles Day

Nov. 17, 2020

Did you know that November 15th is America Recycles Day every year? ARD is a national celebration in which Americans renew their pledge to reduce their waste, reuse as much as possible, and recycle what is left.

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Second Annual Buffs Sustainable Solutions Challenge announced for Spring 2021

Nov. 13, 2020

Do you have an idea for making our campus more sustainable? Do you want to make positive change in our campus community? Be a part of the Buffs Sustainable Solutions Challenge! Last spring, CU Boulder students competed in a campus-wide pitch competition with proposals to help make our campus more...

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Buff Game Day Packs for a compostable at-home tailgate

Nov. 12, 2020

Ralphie's Green Stampede is providing free Buff Game Day packs with reusable, compostable, and recyclable items before select Buffs home games this season for successful and enjoyable at-home tailgaiting. Drive through to safely pick up your pack. Please wear a face covering and maintain social distancing as possible during pick-up...

Student Arts Program focuses on environmental justice

Nov. 11, 2020

Showcase your Art in the Heart of Campus The Student Arts Program collects original art created by the CU Boulder student community and displays it throughout the UMC and the Recreation Center. This year, the Student Arts Program is collaborating with the Environmental Board and Environmental Center to expand its...

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Join a service project

Oct. 16, 2020

Join the Sustainable Buffs Community by registering for a service project! In accordance with CU Boulder and the city health mandates, we are venturing out into the community in small groups, to support organizations that bring life to Boulder and the front range. A sample of events planned include: Farm...

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FLOWS program is now funded by the City of Boulder

Oct. 15, 2020

FLOWS , Foundations for Leaders Organizing for Water and Sustainability, serves primarily low-income communities with energy and water conservation upgrades and information. This Fall the program is back in action with some exciting news to share. The City of Boulder has funded FLOWS to support the Climate Mobilization Action Plan...

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EcoBuffs - Sign Up for a FREE EcoKit

Sept. 24, 2020

We are ALL Sustainable Buffs and our individual actions add up to make a big impact! The EcoKit can help improve your sustainable habits and also influence those around you! Sign up to get a FREE EcoKit that is catered to your living situation… on campus in the Residence Halls...