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5 Ways to Live Greener

November 6th, 2023

I love the outdoors. The purity and sanctity of nature is something many of us take for granted, and nothing is more disappointing than seeing trash on the bank of a mountain stream or finding plastic in the underbrush of a backcountry trail. Our planet is in danger, and it’s up to us to do our part and make a difference in protecting it so future generations can enjoy the beauty of untouched nature the way we have been able to. But how to even begin? The internet is flush with examples of people who live a zero-waste lifestyle, who started recycling companies at age 7, who invented tools to... Read More

Three Simple Ways You Can Help The Environment

February 14th, 2023

Our impact on the environment is complex and often interrelated.  For example, bees are dying from a variety of factors—pesticides, drought, habitat destruction, nutrition deficit, air pollution, global warming and more. Ninety percent of the world’s food crops are pollinated by bees, and humans are responsible for two major reasons that bees are dying: pesticides and habitat destruction. If bees die out, the world will face a serious food crisis. Our oceans are clogged with plastic, which is harmful to marine life. Between 4.8 and 12.7 million tons of plastic enter the ocean each year, according... Read More

Earth Day: As Boulder as it Gets

April 19th, 2016

Photo Credits: Julia DeBell This Friday, April 22nd, the United States celebrates its 46th Earth Day. This holiday, founded in 1970, stands in tribute to the national phenomenon that was the Environmental Revolution. This movement, widely considered one of the most successful in recent US history, was the force behind the creation of the eminent Environmental Protection Agency. This progressive public sentiment drove environmental reform across the nation. In short, we can thank it for our breathable air and our drinkable water. Boulder has long been a hotspot of environmentalism. As a hippy nest... Read More

The Buzz About Boulder B-cycle

November 20th, 2013

If you’ve spent much time in Boulder then it’s likely that you’ve noticed these spiffy red bicycles. They can be seen coasting along the Boulder Creek Path, under commuters as they zip to work, or parked at the many docking stations throughout the city. With their bright coloring, sturdy Trek frames, and big baskets in front, these trendy new bikes, or B-cycles, have become a popular and convenient new mode of transportation for many living in or visiting Boulder. Boulder B-cycle operates under a technologically advanced, yet easy to use system of bike “sharing” as... Read More