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5 highlights from the 2022 Campus Sustainability Summit

April 22, 2022

A year after the Call to Climate Action by Chancellor Philip DiStefano, the 29th Annual Campus Sustainability Summit showcased how the campus community is rising to the challenge.

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Get involved this Earth Day

April 12, 2022

Are you looking to get involved this Earth Day? Earth Day celebrates the birth of the environmental movement in the United States. Learn more about Earth Day and ways you can get involved this month!

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Make friends, live green and learn about sustainability

April 8, 2022

There are opportunities on campus for you to connect with people and organizations to help you live green. Here are some ways to connect with others if you’re interested in sustainability.

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How to eat cheap and make an environmental impact

March 4, 2022

Making more sustainable food choices is not an all or nothing journey. Here are some tips for adding more plants into your diet, as well as ways to save money on your food bill, starting with small changes.

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Tips for greening your living space

Feb. 9, 2022

Greening your living space means taking attainable steps to improve the environmental impact of your residence. Here are some tips for making sustainable choices wherever you live to reduce your carbon footprint.

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Join the President’s Sustainable Solutions Challenge

Jan. 28, 2022

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 President’s Sustainable Solutions Challenge. See your idea come to life and win up to $2,000!

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5 simple ways to be more sustainable

Jan. 19, 2022

Many of us have goals to be more sustainable. But sometimes it can be challenging to know where to start. Here are five ways to help lower your carbon footprint and be more sustainable in your daily life.

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Your green holiday gift guide

Dec. 1, 2021

Are you exchanging gifts for the holidays? Non-traditional or reusable gifts can help leave a positive impact. Here are a few things to consider for a green holiday season.

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4 winter savings tips

Oct. 19, 2021

As winter approaches, you may spend more money on keeping warm. Get tips from the Environmental Center to help you save money and energy this winter, wherever you live.

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6 things to know about biking in Boulder

Aug. 25, 2021

Biking is a great way to get around campus and Boulder, whether you’re looking to get some exercise or commute sustainably. Learn a little bike maintenance, the rules of the road and more to improve your ride.