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Household Eco-Conscious Living!

Read here to learn about household and lifestyle DIYs that will help you take care of yourself, your home, and other lifestyle necessities. These easy (and fun!) hacks will save you time and money, including utilizing items you may already own.

Recycle Like A Buff

Recycle Like a Buff

April 27, 2022

Our Sustainability Pitch to Improve Waste Diversion Rates on Campus

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How to Profit Through Reuse

April 26, 2022

One person's trash is another person's treasure. As the end of the semester comes closer and closer to wrapping up a year of many memories, there are a lot of memorable things leftover from the past year

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Debunking Recycling Myths

April 26, 2022

The flow of online content exposed to us every day can be overwhelming. As a result, we are obliged to differentiate between what is real and what is fake in the media.

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Eliminate Your Grocery Waste

April 21, 2022

Of the 248 million tons of municipal solid waste sent to American landfills in 2014, more than 63 percent of it was packaging materials for food and other goods ( ). Moreover, 108 billion pounds of food is wasted in the United States each year ( ). The...

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Traveling Zero Waste

April 21, 2022

With summer approaching, vacation plans may be on your mind. Whether that is road trips, plane rides, or any other traveling, it is important to think about how to do so sustainably.

How to reduce your waste at home

Why Reduce Your Waste

April 11, 2022

Most of us know what reducing your waste looks like. Buying less items and making sure to throw things into the correct bin. There are many more ways to reduce your waste. This article will detail more ways to reduce your waste, financial impact, large scale impact, and how to...

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Composting at CU - A Student Perspective

April 11, 2022

Read about a student's zero waste journey after moving to CU Boulder from Cleveland, Ohio.

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CSAs: Fresh Food for Communities and the Environment

April 6, 2022

The term CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture.

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AI Robotics in Recycling

April 6, 2022

Each year, over 90 million tons of recyclable material end up in United States’ landfills. The inefficiency of the recycling system in the U.S. is largely due to contamination , or the disposal of non-recyclable materials into the recycling stream. It is estimated that, on average, 1 in every 4...