RGS Volunteers
Buffs Help: Water Restoration Goes a Long Way

Nov. 9, 2019

Making a difference can be more than a text. Water source restoration projects in Boulder, Longmont, and other counties impacted by the 2013 “100 Year Flood” are helping riverbanks and natural habitats recover quicker and stronger than before. On October 19th, your RGS team worked with Longmont County Open Space...

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Water for the West: Helping our Home

Nov. 9, 2019

In the spirit of Homecoming weekend and celebrating our beautiful home state of Colorado, RGS wishes to highlight our long-time, dedicated sponsor, Wells Fargo, and their spirited initiative “Water for the West”. As crazy as it seems, the average American (including us environmentally-conscious Boulderites) use around 2,000 gallons of water...

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RGS Sponsor Highlight: EcoProducts 10 Years of Outreach Success

Oct. 4, 2019

Eco-Products has been a dedicated partner of Ralphie’s Green Stampede for ten years. This partnership is defined by the perfect alignment of goals between both parties: transforming CU athletic centers into zero waste zones. What is now the famous Zero Waste Tailgate was once a smaller program on Franklin Field,...

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My time with ECO-Visits

July 8, 2019

How I Got Involved During the summer after my freshman year, I interned with an environmental organization down in Denver and through one of my projects there, I stumbled across the Environmental Center’s website. I can now say without a doubt that was one of the best finds of my...

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What I learned on the CUSG Environmental Center Board

April 24, 2019

Freshmen year I attended my first Environmental Board meeting and sat in awe of the impressively accomplished, seemingly omniscient faces of the E-Center’s governing body. Bylaw and budget lingo bounced around the room and took root in my brain, eventually becoming a second language as I committed my extracurricular time...

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Lessons from the Environmental Center from an MBA grad

April 10, 2019

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What I learned while working at the Environmental Center

Feb. 15, 2019

After three years of working as a student employee at the Environmental Center I can say that I’m pretty bad at watering plants. If you’ve been in the office lately, I can only hope they’ve livened up in the absence of my care. The truth is I never thought about...

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Meet the CUSG Environmental Board

Jan. 24, 2019

The Environmental Board, a joint board of CU Student Government, is responsible for allocating the student fees that become the Environmental Center’s yearly budget. The board is also responsible for distributing student fee funded Sustainable CU grants to projects aimed at advancing sustainability initiatives. CU Student Government: How does it...