Residents of Larimer County bring their recyclable items to the Waste Management Recycling Center and crews work with Area 5A at the Larimer County Landfill on July 12, 2018 in Fort Collins, Colorado. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

What happens when Colorado stays home? Lots of residential trash, for one thing.

From haulers to recyclers to landfills, the coronavirus changed the way they do business. And some of the changes just might stick.

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What happened when the only ER doctor in a rural Colorado town caught coronavirus

With Kurt Papenfus sick, the hospital in Cheyenne Wells scrambled to find a replacement

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John Hickenlooper spent $41 million to win Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, far surpassing Cory Gardner

In the 3rd Congressional District, Lauren Boebert defeated her Democratic opponent despite being outspent 2 to 1, new records show

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Ambitious plan to reduce CO2 emissions still leaves Tri-State getting 23% of electricity from coal plants

The state’s second largest electric provider plans to spend $21 billion to add renewable sources and battery storage. Natural gas is in the mix.