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The Dangers of Plastics - GFH Edition

Aug. 19, 2022

Our production and use of plastics have harmful effects on our planet, on its wildlife, and on ourselves. This is an article documenting an example of the dangers of plastic to wildlife.

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Join the GFH Item Exchange Facebook Group!

Aug. 19, 2022

Join our community group by sending a request and answering all four admin questions. Current GFH residents eligible.

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Sign up for an EcoVisit for your home in GFH!

Aug. 19, 2022

Sign up for and EcoVisit and learn more about single use plastics and ways to avoid using them!

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See What’s New at the Environmental Center for GFH!

Aug. 19, 2022

Want to know more about what makes CU one of the most sustainable campuses in the United States?

The Plastic Problem

Documentary - The Plastic Problem

Aug. 19, 2022

Interested in learning more about the plastic problem and the solutions people around the world are taking to combat it?

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GFH Reducing Food Waste means Free Food for You!

Aug. 19, 2022

The Environmental Center, in partnership with CU Housing and the Boulder Food Rescue offers a weekly delivery of FREE rescued food to Graduate and Family Housing!

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Student Job Openings with the Environmental Center for 2022

The Environmental Center is accepting applications for student assistants for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are seeking students with a passion for sustainability, climate action, and eco-social justice. Students with experience or interest in hands on work, peer outreach, or community organizing should apply. Openings are anticipated with the bike...

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What to bring to campus

Whether you are a first-year student or have been through the move-in process a time or two, it's always an exciting time of year. In order to make your experience as smooth as possible, we've compiled some information that will help prepare you for what to expect. Learn about what you should pack, leave at home and our shipping service for out of town students. In addition, on the day of move-in and even on move-out it's important to be informed on our processes.

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Tips for getting around campus and Boulder

Whether you’re traveling by bike, bus or on foot in Boulder, there are plenty of options to get around campus or nearby destinations.

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Benefits of Sustainable Transportation

July 6, 2022

There are numerous sources of transportation which directly pollute the air and contribute to climate change. However, there are easy and accessible ways of swapping dirty forms of transportation for greener ones