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How to Rave Sustainably: Adopting the Eco Rave

April 20, 2023

Going to large music festivals, clubs, raves, and parties bumping with electronic music is one of people’s favorite pastimes. After not being able to participate in these large gatherings due to Covid-19, people are eager to return. PLUR is a common word in rave culture, standing for Peace, Love, Unity,...

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The Mentality Behind Fast Fashion

April 4, 2023

It feels good getting a new item and being able to show off your style, but before you buy, just ask where this item is coming from. Looking a bit further into where your clothes are coming from both helps reduce the amount of harmful pieces getting produced, and makes sure you get a high quality and long lasting product. Join the Environmental Center on Tuesday, April 25th from 10am-4pm in the Glenn Miller Ballroom for a campus-wide clothing swap! Drop ‘N’ Swap is an opportunity for CU Boulder students to clean out their closets and revamp them with something new (to you)!

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Household Eco-Conscious Living!

March 14, 2023

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.