The 9 R’s of Sustainability

April 22, 2023 Most of us are doing our best to make sustainable choices, but it’s easy to get lost or overwhelmed in the process. For a bit more clarity, let’s go back …...

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April 22, 2023 / Comments (0)

New Composting Guidelines for Denver Residential Green Bins

March 5, 2023 Starting April 1, new changes to compost collection guidelines are being implemented to help clean up the compost stream. Composting guidelines are now simplified to two categories:  Food...

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March 5, 2023 / Comments (0)

Take the Survey – Help Create City’s First Urban Forest Strategic Plan

March 4, 2023 Denver Parks and Recreation and the Office of the City Forester need your help to create the city’s first Urban Forest Strategic Plan. Trees improve air quality, reduce urban heat...

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Adopt A Tree

February 8, 2023 The Park People’s Denver Digs Trees tree adoption program is back for its 40th year. Do you have a spot for a tree? They have 12 varieties of high-quality, locally-adapted …...

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February 8, 2023 / Comments (0)

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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