States with bottle bills have some of the highest recycling rates in the country. But many were implemented before curbside recycling came to fruition.
Colorado is bad at recycling, so lawmakers spent months looking for solutions. Here’s what they proposed.By Moe Clark Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado trash companies invest millions to speed up recycling. Now they just need more people to recycle.
U.S. firms are reopening paper mills, expanding plants to turn recycled waste into something useful and need more glass, plastics and paper
The plastic industry warns that there's no guarantee potential foam replacements will be recycled more just because they can be.
“It’s sort of messy, but that’s part of the beauty in a way,” says state Rep. Lisa Cutter, on the lessons she learned about the legislative process
Thousands of usable iPhones trashed by one Colorado firm because well-meaning donors forgot to turn off “Find my iPhone”
Lafayette recycler can’t do a thing with working, but locked, iPhones and donors aren’t getting the financial impact expected
Telluride and Mountain Village are working together to find products that can solve the town’s reliance on plastic and recycling
A little-known Colorado law written to protect recycling stands is in the way of cities that want to outlaw straws, plastic grocery bags and Styrofoam containers
Coloradans produced a record 9.3 million tons of trash last year. Only 12 percent of it was recycled.
Colorado's recycling rate has flat lined at about a third of the national average
From robots to smart cameras, technology is improving recycling efficiency despite China’s ban on imported recycled waste
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