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?...

Dismantling Systems of Oppression in the Environmental Movement
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...

Sustainable Transportation
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 ,...

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...

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...

Living room
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...

Flows team
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...

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...

ECO-Visits team
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...

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...