Alexandra
Simon

Public Health Advocate, CoPIRG Foundation

Started on staff: 2018
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania; MPA, Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy, New York University
Alex is an advocate on Colorado-based campaigns to promote a healthier, cleaner and safer world. She previously served as the Director of Strategic Planning for The Public Interest Network. Alex lives in Denver, where she enjoys hiking, skiing and seeing live music.

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CoPIRG calls on Google to extend life of Chromebooks

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CoPIRG calls on Google to extend life of Chromebooks

Too many working Chromebooks end up in the waste stream due to the end of software updates. Sign the petition below asking to extend all Chromebook model’s Automatic Update Expiration (AUE) to 10 years after its launch date.

‘Chromebook Churn’ report highlights problems of short-lived laptops in schools

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‘Chromebook Churn’ report highlights problems of short-lived laptops in schools

Policies that give every student a laptop are likely here to stay, and the consequences of balancing utility and sustainability are huge. As many schools send notices to kids about returning their Chromebooks before summer break, CoPIRG Foundation highlights the short-lived lifecycle of these devices and the impact on both our schools and the environment. The report shows simple ways we can extend the lifespan of these devices.

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Colorado may adopt Advanced Clean Trucks rule

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Colorado may adopt Advanced Clean Trucks rule

On April 21, 2023 the AQCC in Colorado will vote to adopt the Advanced Clean Trucks and Low NOx rules, which would advance the market for zero-emission medium and heavy-duty trucks while making significant improvments in air quality and community health statewide.

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