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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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Pass the Tofurkey: Great Plant-Based Holiday Recipes

Dec. 3, 2021

No matter the holiday traditions your friends and family celebrate, chances are food is one of the staples that make it special. We dream of gravy boats, basted turkeys, fluffy stuffing or some fresh baked bread rolls. Many holidays have roots in colonization, though. The food we eat can taste...

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All the life hacks I really need to know, I learned in an EcoVisit
Strapped for cash and love free things? Do you also like when that free stuff makes things cheaper for you? As a student, I’m constantly looking for ways to save money. Whether it’s shopping from thrift stores, finding free furniture on the side of the road or walking to campus...

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Why is Racial Justice a Climate Justice Issue

Nov. 5, 2021

You may have heard the term eco-social justice, or phrases such as “racial justice is climate justice” and “there is no climate justice without racial justice”. But what exactly do people mean when they use language such as this? Climate change and environmental degradation are realities that we face as...

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Zero Waste Pumpkin Treats

Oct. 20, 2021

It’s a great time of year! The leaves are changing, the weather is finally cooling down, and everything is pumpkin flavored. This is also the time of year for pumpkin carving and pumpkins more generally as decorations. Pumpkins make great decorations for this time of year because not only are...

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Eco-Anxiety - Dealing with Environmental Triggers

April 22, 2021

Studying environmental topics and being passionate about the climate crisis comes with bearing the stress and overwhelming feelings that can arise with the tragedy of caring about the potential doom that awaits if we do not take immediate action to mitigate the effects of climate change. Thus, caring about these...

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The POWER You Hold

March 10, 2021

Have you ever wondered how much power you hold? The US uses 17% of the world’s energy . And we know this energy is not distributed equitably. But what can we do to reduce our waste and consumption, and at the same time overall increase happiness and maintain comfortable lifestyles?...

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Intersectional Environmentalism at CU

Feb. 10, 2021

Delving into environmentalism can be such a joy and an exciting adventure for people wanting to learn more about how to treat our planet better. But what’s so awesome about it also is how studying the environment starts to connect issues to so many other facets of society and we...

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Get Around Town Safely and Sustainably

Feb. 10, 2021

As the world begins to speed up back into a “normal” pace of life again and people are losing the fear of COVID-19, more and more people are actively starting to rely on public transportation once again. In Boulder, there are many different ways to get around including RTD ,...

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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...