Denver wants a major recycling expansion. But it needs to start charging fees to get it done.
City council will consider a big waste-reduction push making residents pay progressively more for larger trash bins, while recycling & composting bins are “free."
Opinion: Recycling and composting can reduce greenhouse gasses
But it’s rarely an option for most of Denver’s apartment dwellers. This ballot measure would change that.
Front Range residents tossed out 28% more trash than their rural Colorado neighbors last year
Recycling report from Eco-Cycle shows Colorado recycled less last year and created more trash
Agriculture is part of the climate change problem. Colorado wants farmers’ soil to be part of the solution.
With more statewide support, farmers and ranchers hope to boost the health of Colorado's agricultural lands and conserve water while also meeting business goals.