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Eco-Social Solutions: Upcycled Food

Oct. 16, 2020

The focus of a recent Eco Social Solutions series was how “Upcycled Food” can reduce food waste and also have a positive impact on food insecurity. The guest speaker, Turner Wyatt, is the CEO and co-founder of the Upcycled Food Association (UFA). He has also co-founded three other non-profits focused...

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Avoiding indooor air pollution in your home

Oct. 15, 2020

With many of us spending more time indoors due to the pandemic, the air quality in our homes is more important than ever. People living in the US spend approximately 90 percent of their day indoors, according to the EPA. Here are a few tips for keeping your home's air...

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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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Get on Board!

Oct. 12, 2020

Trying to figure out how to get involved on campus but have no idea where to start? Want to be a part of positive change on campus? Looking for a community filled with motivated, inspiring people? Try attending a board meeting! Boards can be found all over CU’s campus, and...

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Meet the ECO-Visits Team

Nov. 19, 2019

How well you get along with your co-workers can often make or break how you feel about your job. I have genuinely enjoyed being around my ECO-Visits teammates and we share a passion for the job. Over my three years on the team, I was able to work with some...

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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...