I am a sustainable Buff.

Join the herd of Buffs making daily sustainable choices.

Together and regularly, our seemingly small efforts add up to a huge difference.

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Sustainable Buffs checklist

If you're wondering what to do and what to first, try these first:

1. Limit food waste

2. Eat more plant-based meals and snacks

3. Vote locally and nationally

4. Shift your commute

5. Use reusables

If you've got those dialed, try these next:

6. Recycle

7. Limit home energy use

8. Compost

9. Learn more

10. Get involved

This list was influenced by the Project Drawdown Table of Solutions.


A carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon-based greenhouse gases emitted by an individual or group. Calculating your personal or household carbon footprint is the best way to know what you can do differently to reduce your carbon emissions the most - we recommende the well-researched, easy-to-use CoolClimate calculator.

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Learn what daily changes make the most impact from climate and environmental researchers and scientists at CU Boulder.

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