Colorado Compost Guidelines Have Changed

Compost guidelines for the Front Range have changed to food scraps and yard & plant trimmings ONLY! Watch for updated information about what this means for composting on the CU Boulder campus. In the meantime, compostable paper and plastics are not being accepted for composting in campus bins. Bathroom compost is not currently being composted. Food waste composting continues in all CU Dining kitchen operations.

Zero Waste... Did You Know?

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How to Rave Sustainably: Adopting the Eco Rave

Going to large music festivals, clubs, raves, and parties bumping with electronic music is one... Read more
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The Mentality Behind Fast Fashion

It feels good getting a new item and being able to show off your style, but before you buy, just ask where this item is coming from. Looking a bit further into where your clothes are coming from both helps reduce the amount of harmful pieces getting produced, and makes sure you get a high quality and long lasting product. Join the Environmental Center on Tuesday, April 25th from 10am-4pm in the Glenn Miller Ballroom for a campus-wide clothing swap! Drop ‘N’ Swap is an opportunity for CU Boulder students to clean out their closets and revamp them with something new (to you)! Read more
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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. Read more
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Recycle Like a Buff

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How to Profit Through Reuse

One person's trash is another person's treasure. As the end of the semester comes closer and closer to wrapping up a year of many memories, there are a lot of memorable things leftover from the past year Read more
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Debunking Recycling Myths

The flow of online content exposed to us every day can be overwhelming. As a... Read more