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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Producer Responsibility Program For Recycling – HB22-1355

April 9, 2022 On Thursday, March 31, House Bill 22-1355: Producer Responsibility Program For Recycling was introduced to the Colorado Legislature. Sponsored by Representative Lisa Cutter, Senator Kevin...

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Skip the Stuff, Say No to Single-Use Condiments & Service Ware

March 6, 2022 The new #SkipTheStuff ordinance is in effect! Single-use utensils, straws, napkins, and condiment packets are now only available upon request when ordering takeout or getting delivery....

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More Joy, Less Waste This Holiday Season

December 30, 2021 From Denver Recycles American household waste increases more than 23% during the holiday season—but we can change that. Keep waste prevention in mind as we move into this festive time...

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Winter Watering Tips from Denver Water

December 29, 2021 Winter Watering: Colorado State Extension Office Factsheet can be found here. Watering focus should be on trees and shrubs, as well as newly planted materials. Denver Water’s reservoir...

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