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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BLM demands intensive review of test bores needed before mine above Glenwood can expand, cites public ire

Colorado River communities and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton want close scrutiny of plan to grow limestone quarry that they worry could disrupt Glenwood Springs' tourism economy and harm beloved hot springs.

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Comcast raising local TV fees 57% in January; Altitude Sports missing from 2020 lineup

Pay TV providers also are being forced to be transparent with “hidden fees” that can add up to $450 a year to customer bills.