Sustainable Tips for Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping

Nov. 27, 2020

The way we shop for and consume food contributes largely to the food and plastic waste problem that is littering the Earth and contributing largely to climate change. Adopting zero waste practices while grocery shopping and meal planning can greatly reduce the environmental damages of plastic waste and food waste .


The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Nov. 27, 2020

You’ve probably heard that there is a lot of plastic in the ocean, but did you know about the floating trash island in the ocean (otherwise known as The Great Pacific Garbage Patch )? Do you have an idea of where these come from and the solutions being proposed or...

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Sweetgrass Book Conversation

Nov. 25, 2020

CU Museum of Natural History and the Center of Native American and Indigenous Studies at the University of Colorado present: A Conversation on Braiding Sweetgrass and Indigenous Ecological Perspectives: How Indigenous Stewardship Supports Ecological Wellness Tuesday, December 1, 2020 10:30-11:30 AM Natalie Avalos, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies CU Boulder...

America Recycles Day November 15

A Colorado declaration on America Recycles Day

Nov. 17, 2020

Did you know that November 15th is America Recycles Day every year? ARD is a national celebration in which Americans renew their pledge to reduce their waste, reuse as much as possible, and recycle what is left.

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EcoBuffs - Get your EcoKit before Finals!

Nov. 13, 2020

The EcoBuffs team has been hard at work this semester, handing out EcoKits and holding Virtual EcoVisits to 70+ students in their homes off campus! Even though the semester is rapidly winding down, the EcoBuffs still want to hold an EcoVisit with YOU and give you a FREE ECOKIT!


Green Holidays - Tis the Season to Reduce Your Waste

Nov. 13, 2020

While we take some necessary time to celebrate family, friends, and life during this holiday season, lets not forget to also celebrate the planet that provides for us all! A Holiday Fact to Keep in Mind During the holiday season, about 25% more waste is generated by Americans between Thanksgiving...

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Second Annual Buffs Sustainable Solutions Challenge announced for Spring 2021

Nov. 13, 2020

Do you have an idea for making our campus more sustainable? Do you want to make positive change in our campus community? Be a part of the Buffs Sustainable Solutions Challenge! Last spring, CU Boulder students competed in a campus-wide pitch competition with proposals to help make our campus more...


What you can do to reduce the environmental impacts of COVID-19

Nov. 13, 2020

It is important to keep in mind the several environmental benefits and concerns during a global pandemic.

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Buff Game Day Packs for a compostable at-home tailgate

Nov. 12, 2020

Ralphie's Green Stampede is providing free Buff Game Day packs with reusable, compostable, and recyclable items before select Buffs home games this season for successful and enjoyable at-home tailgaiting. Drive through to safely pick up your pack. Please wear a face covering and maintain social distancing as possible during pick-up...


Student Arts Program focuses on environmental justice

Nov. 11, 2020

Showcase your Art in the Heart of Campus The Student Arts Program collects original art created by the CU Boulder student community and displays it throughout the UMC and the Recreation Center. This year, the Student Arts Program is collaborating with the Environmental Board and Environmental Center to expand its...