Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Recycling in Colorado is tedious, cost-prohibitive, voluntary — and evolving

As China — the destination for most of Colorado's recycling — gets stricter about what it takes in, Colorado's patchwork of recycling providers is adjusting in big ways and small

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Recycling can be a hard sell in rural Colorado. That hasn’t discouraged a resourceful nonprofit effort in tiny Swink.

Clean Valley Recycling started small, but now serves three towns with curbside service and collects everything from books to building materials — all from an old sugar plant

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

$1 million a week is being spent on TV ads in Coffman-Crow race, analysis shows

An analysis of FCC filings also shows big money from Republicans in state Senate contests

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Hickenlooper forms leadership PAC — a step closer to possible 2020 presidential bid

The term-limited Colorado governor will raise money for his political work and other candidates

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Coloradans generate 9.6 pounds of trash per person, per day. Where does it all go?

The state has 190 closed landfills and produces increasingly more waste each year. We’re not out of room, but that’s not the point.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Rural southeast Colorado loved its landfills. After a health department deal, some will finally close

Rooted in small-town independence, the operations were a low priority for understaffed health inspectors. Faced with new concerns about groundwater, four of five will shut down in Baca County alone.

Nicolais: Re-jiggering redistricting in Colorado

In ballot Amendments Y and Z, Colorado voters have the opportunity to strip power from partisan interest groups

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