User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-Regional
Category: Recycling and Composting
Last updated: Mar 28 2020 07:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Kafer: So now all Coloradans know what it’s like to feel food insecure — not just one in seven of us 28.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
It’s also a good time to think about the importance of food, the absurdity of waste, and the need to help others.
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Letters: Don’t over-test for COVID-19; Increasing income tax of the wealthy could burden our state; Keeping recycling green (3/12/20) 12.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Don’t over-test for COVID-19 The widespread availability of COVID-19 testing, with a doctor’s order, is an ill-conceived plan that will compromise the ability of health systems in Colorado to ensure sufficient health care resources for those who need them most: acutely ill patients in hospitals. As a physician who routinely cares for patients with respiratory […]
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Kafer: To reduce waste, Denver must charge for trash 27.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
With residential trash collection, it doesn’t matter whether you waste little or waste much. That’s because Denver is one of three major cities nationwide that provide trash pickup as a city service funded by property and sales taxes.
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Judge rules Denver’s urban camping ban unconstitutional 28.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A Denver district court judge ruled Friday that the city’s controversial urban camping ban is unconstitutional, constituting cruel and unusual punishment.
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Denver will no longer recycle Christmas wrapping paper, ribbons or bows 27.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The change came a few weeks ago when the company used by Denver to process recyclable materials gave word it would no longer accept wrapping paper, said city spokeswoman Heather Burke-Bellile.
In pitching its energy snacks, Denver startup goes for good taste without packaging waste 2.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
A Denver start-up that makes energy snacks is maintaining its commitment to sustainability as it grows by thinking "outside the wrapper." The company started with two friends working in the basement of a house on a recipe for a healthy energy bar and is now catching the attention of investors and stores, which are starting to stock Unwrapp'd Energy Bites.
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Letters: Allowing sports betting for such a small return is a mistake; Reduce waste in trash pickup ( 30.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Allowing sports betting for such a small return is a mistake The arguments I am reading in favor of Proposition DD are the ultimate example of the tail wagging the dog. Voters should vote for DD if they think Coloradans should be able to gamble on sports on their phones. The Post’s editorial board says […]
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Pepsi Center to introduce aluminum cups, starting with Nuggets’ home opener 15.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Pepsi Center will soon serve its fans beverages in aluminum cups.
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Are you recycling or ‘wishcycling’? For a better environment, know the difference 11.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Everyone warns against “wishcycling” -- throwing things in the recycle bin because we think it should be recycled when we know it probably isn’t recyclable or must be dropped off at a unique location.
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CU Buffs football switching to aluminum cups at Folsom Field — just in time for Huskers’ visit 4.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
In a nod toward more sustainable packaging, CU will begin offering "lightweight aluminum" cups to fans during the 2019 football season at Folsom Field.
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Colorado recyclers caught in chokehold of rising costs and falling commodity prices 25.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
Higher processing costs and lower commodity prices are crushing recyclers around the country, with no easy for them to escape from the vise grip squeezing them.
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Kafer: Single-use plastic is a problem but a bag ban is not the answer, not yet 23.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Plastic, plastic everywhere.  The world’s oceans are stewing in 160 million tons of plastic and each year another eight million tons of trash floats in mostly by way of rivers. A thousand miles inland, plastic is in the air we breathe and the water we drink.  Microscopic bits were recently discovered by researchers in Denver and Rocky Mountain rainwater. These microplastics come from degraded packaging, household products, and clothing fiber.
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Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste 23.6.2019 Denver Post: Food
New smartphone app checks nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end of the day.
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Letters: Polis here to stay, The beauty of TABOR (4/4/19) 4.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Polis here to stay To the Republicans trying to recall Gov. Jared Polis, and to paraphrase them, we won, you lost, get over it! Nancy Rife, Wheat Ridge “Pay-as-you-throw” a fine? Re: “Don’t create fee to force recycling and composting,” March 29 editorial I disagree with The Post editorial’s conclusion that “pay-as-you-throw” is tantamount to […]
Editorial: Don’t create a fee to encourage recycling and composting 29.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The last time Denver officials seriously considered imposing a fee for trash pickup the city was in dire need of extra cash.
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Denver planning “pay-as-you-throw” trash fee, Mayor Hancock says 23.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver is preparing to charge for trash collection based on how much residents use, Mayor Michael Hancock announced at an elections forum Thursday, reviving an idea that was discussed his first year in office.
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Denver police, Adams County investigate death at waste and recycling center 18.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver police are investigating a man's death whose body was found at a waste and recycling facility Saturday. Police said on Twitter at about 11:45 a.m. Saturday that a person's body was located in the 600 block of West 53rd Place.
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Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 letters: Plastic alternatives, Border Patrol demands, downtown living 31.12.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Find alternatives to plastic Plastic recycling and “natural” gas are, in essence, industry euphemisms to cover the polluting aspects of fossil petroleum products. Less polluting than coal, burning natural gas nonetheless adds carbon dioxide and water vapor into the atmosphere, the major drivers of the changes occurring in climate and weather patterns today.
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Starbucks will stop handing out single-use plastic straws by 2020 10.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Starbucks, which doles out more than 1 billion straws a year, says it will phase out single-use plastic straws from its stores by 2020.
Saturday, July 7, 2018 letters: Plastic waste, Polis, coyote hunting 9.7.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Our plasticized planet Plastic is man-made substance that has added a whole new level of convenience and innovation to our lives.
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