11-11-20 Staff Update

Nov. 11, 2020

11-11-20 Update: Staff Info Thank you for your contributions to the E-Center this semester! Upcoming Events and Engagement Opportunities Thursday Nov 12, Alt-Protein Journal Club explores the impact of cell-cultured meat Submit your eco-social justice themed art work for UMC display! ICYMI EcoSocial Solutions Series Recordings now available Global Conference...

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Community Food Share Volunteering

Nov. 9, 2020

Join the Sustainable Buffs Team on November 13th (1:00pm-3:30pm) to help out Community Food Share. Community Food Share provides food for the Buff Pantry at CU and has mobile food pantries for people facing food insecurity in our community. Because of COVID-19 regulations, we are looking for a group of...

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Let's Club

Nov. 9, 2020

Join a club for 2021! Did you know that there are over seven clubs for you to join if you’re interested in sustainability at CU Boulder? Profound Connections is a CESR project started on campus by Caitlin O’Neill and Cindy Lee that brings sustainability-oriented clubs together at CU Boulder. The...

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ECOSYSTEM SUMMIT: CLIMATE AND SOIL HEALTH (WEBINAR 1)

Nov. 9, 2020

Welcome to the first Ecosystem Summit webinar of three: Climate & Soil Health THE ZOOM LINK TO THIS WEBINAR 1 WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU 1-WEEK BEFORE THE EVENT. The CU Center for Sustainable Landscapes and Communities (CSLC) and our integral partners welcome you to join the first of three...

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Alt. Protein Journal Club: The Eco-Friendly Burger

Nov. 9, 2020

The Boulder Alt. Protein Project presents our second journal club meeting of the semester. We'll be reading "The Eco-Friendly Burger" by Dr. Hanna Tuomisto, a scientific article published in Science & Society just last year. Dr. Tuomisto knows more about the environmental impact of cell-cultured meat than probably anyone else...

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Impacts of Technology

Nov. 9, 2020

Electronics like computers and smartphones are being mass produced and thrown away at staggering rates, causing civil war and a global ecological waste issue.

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Food Waste in America

Nov. 9, 2020

Food waste is a massive environmental issue in the United States. Nearly 40% of food produced in America is lost or wasted . Here is why we need to reduce the amount of food we produce:

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Fast Fashion… is it just Fast Waste?

Nov. 9, 2020

Fast fashion is inexpensively made clothing that is quickly produced and styles are quickly cycled through. Fast fashion brands produce around 52 collections every year. The rise of fast fashion has led to various environmental and social issues:

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Is a Zero Waste Campus Possible?

Nov. 9, 2020

Review of AASHE 2020 Conference Session What is zero waste? Defined by the Zero Waste International Alliance : “Zero Waste: The conservation of all resources by means of responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials without burning and with no discharges to land, water, or air...

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Get Thrifty!

Nov. 9, 2020

Thrifting is more important than you may think! Beyond saving money you would spend on brand new clothes, you also prevent waste, reudce resources used, help reduce chemical pollution, and many other reasons! Less clothing in landfills Americans alone throw away 13 million tons of clothing every yea r. Most...

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