User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-Regional
Category: Recycling and Composting
Last updated: Jul 10 2018 05:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Longmont residents pushing for ordinance requiring recycling at multi-family properties 2.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
As a committee of Longmont residents and the city staff's environmental sustainability plan urge the adoption of a commercial recycling requirement for multi-family developments, some dedicated renters continue hauling materials themselves to the Waste Diversion Center.
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A planned Denver-area trash/recycling site drew a stink from neighbors, then a fast-growing town killed it by annexing the land 7.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Could a battle over 12 acres of vacant land deep in Denver's suburbs serve as the setting for a new -- and some say overly aggressive -- approach to annexation, one likely driven by the metro area's mushrooming growth and ever shrinking supply of available land?
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Consumers think they’re recycling. It’s ending up in a landfill: Trash-tracking project in Denver highlights problem with Starbucks cups 14.3.2018 Denver Post: Business
On-the-run coffee drinkers toss away tens of millions of Starbucks cups each day. Alpine Waste & Recycling is close to figuring out how to recycle them in Denver.
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By 2025, Lakewood wants 60 percent of all landfill-bound waste to be recycled, composted or re-used. High-tech recycling bins are helping 28.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Symbolism, color-coding and manual operation help park visitors make informed decisions about recycling
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What urban waste has to do with global warming 7.2.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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