Green Dorm Rooms?

Via Waylon Lewis
on Sep 11, 2008
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I live on “the Hill” in Boulder, Colorado, home to a couple thousand CU students. Twice a year, when they move in and move out, all the alleys are full of six-month old Urban Outfitters and Target stuff, much of it brand-new. In between those six month eco-debacles, many of the yards are littered with red solo cups. And so it is that I laugh, then cry, when I think of how youth is supposed to be rebellious, idealistic—of how we need a Green Generation. But then I read something like this, on, and I remember the thousands upon thousands of thoughtful, mindful, eco-reponsible young’uns who are trying to minimize their negative impact on our put-upon Earth.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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