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GFH Community: Connect to the Environmental Center

Sept. 13, 2022

The Environment Center (or ECenter) is located in the University Memorial Center (UMC) building on campus. We are responsible for zero waste programs, organizations, events, and general sustainability efforts on campus. Here are some interesting resources available on our website!

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Composting In GFH

Sept. 13, 2022

Composting organic/compostable materials helps decrease the amount of waste going to the landfill. It also helps decrease methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from being released into the atmosphere. Here in GFH, you can compost your table scraps, spoiled leftovers, compostable papers, dirty cardboard, and plant matter!

9-13-22 Staff Update

Sept. 12, 2022

9-13-22 Staff Update In this message: Staff Info This Thursday 9/15 E-Center All Staff Gathering Preferred Email address for E-Center work communications Paid sick time benefit for CU student employees Next Zero Waste Football shifts Saturday 9/24 When is Pay Day ? Opportunities for Engagement Weekly Campus Sustainability Tours on...

8-31-22 Staff Update

Aug. 30, 2022

8-31-22 Staff Update In this message: Staff Info Hold the Date: E-Center All Staff Gathering Thursday, September 15th First Football game this Friday - sign up for paid Zero Waste shifts Environmental Center student position openings Front Desk shifts open for fall semester Opportunities for Engagement TOMORROW: Thursday 9/1 Bike...

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Volunteer With Ralphie's Green Stampede 9/2

Aug. 22, 2022

Ralphie’s Green Stampede needs volunteers for the Buff’s football season opener against Texas Christian University on Friday, September 2nd.

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Apply now for 2022 Climate Justice Leadership Program

The Climate Justice Leadership Program empowers students with the knowledge and skills to advance both sustainability and social justice efforts. The purpose of this program is to illuminate the direct correlation of sustainability and social justice work which, in turn, creates an opportunity for student leadership and action surrounding this...

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South African activist Kumi Naidoo named keynote speaker

Kumi Naidoo, a South African activist, Rhodes scholar and former executive director of Greenpeace International, will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit in Boulder, Colorado.

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Tips for biking this fall

Biking is a great way to get around campus and Boulder, whether you’re looking to get some exercise or commute sustainably. Learning a little bike maintenance, knowing the rules of the road and being prepared can improve your bike ride.

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CU professor treks to the top of the world to share urgent wildlife and climate message

Aug. 19, 2022

This past May, Joanna Lambert traveled around the globe, met with world leaders and hiked up the world’s highest mountain to speak about how climate change is increasing human and wildlife conflict around the world

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The Solutions to Plastics - GFH Edition

Aug. 19, 2022

Here are some simple steps you can take in your life to create solutions to the challenges of plastics!