Scavengers look for plastic bottle trash at a garbage dump in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia. Based on a study by McKinsey and Co. and Ocean Conservancy, Indonesia is the No. 2 producer of plastic waste in the world after China. The study found 36% to 38% of waste in coastal areas of the country was plastic. (Zikri Maulana / SOPA Images/Sipa USA, via AP Images)

NREL scientists have a plan to fight ocean plastic: Upcycle it into something valuable

All the plastics in the sea could literally outweigh the fish unless cast-off bottles and containers find a different, more valuable destination

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DSCC officially throw their weight behind Hickenlooper in U.S. Senate race, irking primary rivals

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee endorsed Colorado’s former governor in a statement Saturday to The Colorado Sun

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Chris Jarnot, vice president of Vail Resorts’ mountain operations, steps down after 30 years

Jarnot announced Friday that he is leaving the company at the end of the year

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At Colorado College, where tuition runs $71,000, many new in-state students will pay just a fraction — or nothing at all

The Colorado Springs liberal arts school has launched the “Colorado Pledge,” an effort to attract more Colorado students and eliminate sticker shock that might prevent them from applying