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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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Household Eco-Conscious Living!
Read here to learn about household and lifestyle DIYs that will help you take care of yourself, your home, and other lifestyle necessities. These easy (and fun!) hacks will save you time and money, including utilizing items you may already own.

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The Issues with Greenwashing
With sustainability becoming much more critical to the public than in the past, many brands are changing their business models to be friendlier to the planet- or at least they say they are. This practice is called greenwashing. Greenwashing, specifically, when businesses claim that their products are environmentally friendly without that being the case.

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Water Conservation
Water conservation is becoming increasingly important as the Western United States faces mega-droughts and water sources become more stressed.

Sustainable Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is the fifth-largest consumer holiday in the United States, falling behind the winter holidays such as Christmas and Hanukkah & Mother's Day. According to two local florists, Boulder Blooms & Petals Boulder, Valentine’s day is their second busiest holiday falling behind Mother's Day. With such popularity, it’s not surprising that Americans spend billions on gifts.

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Action of the Month: What are your sustainable solutions for CU Boulder?
Take part in this month's sustainable action: help the Environmental Center brainstorm sustainable solutions for the issues you see on campus. Submit your ideas by Feb 10th to have them included in the Feb 11th Sustainability Impact Accelerator workshop!

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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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Sustainable Habits for 2023
The E-center can help empower you to become a Sustainable Buff! Save money and energy through the cultivation of everyday sustainable habits to start the new year off right.

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"You Thought" Common misconceptions article- Carbon Footprint/small acts dont matter

Jan. 27, 2023

We can all learn more about our personal carbon footprint. Changing our lifestyle and habits can seem challenging, but there are resources out there that can impactful actions easier to adopt.

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Winter Closet Clean-out
As the cold weather creeps into Boulder, you’ll soon turn to sweaters, cardigans, and crewnecks. Those are some bulky clothing items, and your closet may be cramped for space, which makes this the perfect time to slim down your wardrobe and the pieces you have in your closet. Here are a few tips and tricks on cleaning your closet and getting ready for winter!