Another Food Waste Tip: How You Store Your Food Can Make It Last Longer

January 5, 2023 Bummer of the week: reaching into your fridge for dinner ingredients and you pull back a slimy stalk of cilantro or a mushy tomato. We know that food waste is …...

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Eco-Cycle’s Efforts in 2022

January 5, 2023 Colorado is extremely fortunate to have Eco-Cycle in our state. Eco-Cycle is a nonprofit, social enterprise based in Boulder. As one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit...

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Happy Zero Waste Holidays!

December 8, 2022 Call It a Wrap on Wrapping Paper Wrapping paper is mostly clay and has very little paper fiber content, so paper recycling markets are not a fan of the stuff, …...

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Top Tips for Avoiding Food Waste

October 5, 2022 One of the easiest ways you can help make a difference for the planet is by reducing the food waste you create. Though it may sound daunting, there are plenty …...

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Expanded Solid Waste Program Updates & Rebate Application

September 8, 2022 In 2023, City and County Denver trash collection customers will begin receiving weekly recycling and compost collection services to reduce the amount of trash the city sends to the landfill...

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Stop Throwing Your Food Away

July 13, 2022 The truth about “expired” food and the America’s food waste problem By Alissa Wilkinson VOX Maybe you know the routine. Every so often, I go through my refrigerator, check...

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City Council Passes Expanded Waste Collection Services Ordinance

July 7, 2022 Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI) and Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resiliency (CASR) received City Council approval to expand residential...

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Recycling 101: What to Put in Your Purple Cart

July 7, 2022 Now that the City and County of Denver will be picking up recycling in our purple carts every week, its the perfect time for a refresher on what can be …...

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Earth Day Remastered – Sunday, June 26, Noon – 4 p.m. Wash Park

June 8, 2022 Join District 6 Councilman Paul Kashmann and the District 6 team for Earth Day Remastered, a free community event “Celebrating Our Commitment To A Healthy Planet”, Sunday, June 26,...

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Proposal to Expand Residential Waste Services to Provide Weekly Recycling and Composting

May 7, 2022 The City and County of Denver is exploring an expansion to residential waste services that would provide weekly recycling and composting for all customers. To cover the costs...

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