Paper coffee cups, like those used by Starbucks, are cost-prohibitive to recycle because the containers are lined with plastic to prevent seepage. But Denver's Alpine Waste & Recycling said it has found a way to recycle them. Service will start around Oct. 1, 2018. (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s largest recycling company — finally — will be able to recycle Starbucks and other coffee cups

As major chains are spending $15 million to develop a compostable container, Alpine thinks it can divert 5 tons of cups from the landfill each month

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Colorado’s final election 2018 results are even worse for Republicans

Democrat Jared Polis won the governor's race over Republican Walker Stapleton by about 10 points

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Excerpt: “The Last Stand of the Pack: Critical Edition” furthers the case for reintroducing wolves in Colorado

In this epilogue, co-editor Andrew Gulliford builds on Arthur Carhart's groundbreaking work addressing a longstanding controversy