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What is Industrial Composting?

Dec. 10, 2020

Also referred to as commercial composting, industrial composting is large-scale composting which is designed to handle a high volume of organic waste . This compost that is produced can be sold to farms and plant nurseries or to individuals depending on how the facility is organized. A typical industrial composting...

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Why Recycle?

Dec. 10, 2020

After already trying to reduce and reuse items as much as possible, recycling is a good option to divert as much material from landfills as you can! Properly recycling keeps materials still in cycle and keeps landfills from filling more area Below is a list of other reasons why recycling...

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Sustainable Packaging and Companies Leading the Way

Dec. 10, 2020

12-8-20 Staff Update

Dec. 8, 2020

12-8-20 Update Staff Info Staff Survey - we need your feedback on fall semester Sign cards for graduating E-Center co-workers Looking forward to Spring semester events - what's planned for the E-Center Thank you ! Engagement Opportunities Submit your original eco-social justice themed art work for UMC display! Are you...

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Clean up Boulder Creek Dec 5th

Nov. 30, 2020

Hello Environmentally Focused Students! Clean the Creek has a proposal to clean Boulder creek! Right now, they are looking to complete a COVID compliant clean-up on December 5th (weather permitting)! They are starting at the library at around noon, and complete creek walk at Scott Carpenter Park. In reaching out,...

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2020 Bioneers Conference Registration Discount For CU Boulder

Nov. 30, 2020

The year 2020 has been marked by a convergence of crises. The latent realities of climate change, racial injustice, exploitation and inequality have been rawly exposed, leaving people to feel discouraged and disempowered around the world. We are in a transformative moment. As we challenge our world’s outdated systems and...

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Lobby Day: You Can Help Curb Plastic Pollution in Colorado

Nov. 30, 2020

Take Action to Curb Plastic Pollution in Colorado! Join Ecocycle for Virtual Lobby Day on December 9-10th Join in for the upcoming virtual Lobby Day, hosted by Eco-Cycle and Environment Colorado! You will have the opportunity to speak to Colorado lawmakers about the problem of plastic pollution and the solutions...

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How to Host a Sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 27, 2020

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on everything we are thankful for. That being said, try and reflect on what Mother Nature has provided us and how we can give back to her on a day of giving! Reflect on how you are eating, traveling, and shopping during these last...

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How to Find Happiness Beyond Material Possessions

Nov. 27, 2020

Have you ever thought about how easy it is to depend on materialistic items for our happiness? Some things that you cannot simply buy in stores are good friendships, laughs, experiences, love, dreams, and so much more! Reducing your "need" for a new pair of jeans when you own five...

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Greenwashing’s Sneaky Place in Modern Consumerism

Nov. 27, 2020

Greenwashing is a term coined in 1986 by environmentalist Jay Westerveld and implies the process of conveying a false impression or providing misleading information about how a company’s products are produced in an environmentally conscious way in an attempt to capitalize on the growing demand for environmentally sound products. Some...

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