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Boulder's reputation as an environmental leader didn't happen overnight or by accident. Since 1951, Boulder has instituted groundbreaking sustainable practices ensuring the preservation of its land and lifestyle. Federal research labs, an innovative university, self-imposed taxation to purchase open space, curbside recycling, citywide mandated residential green codes and a carbon tax are all firmly rooted into the community. Shopping malls have parking spots dedicated for hybrids, the soccer team is carbon-neutral, restaurants use locally-raised produce, and kindergarteners plant trees on Earth Day.
Here are more ways that Boulder is ensuring the preservation of its land and lifestyle...