All the plastics in the sea could literally outweigh the fish unless cast-off bottles and containers find a different, more valuable destination
Colorado trash companies invest millions to speed up recycling. Now they just need more people to recycle.By Tamara Chuang Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Thousands of usable iPhones trashed by one Colorado firm because well-meaning donors forgot to turn off “Find my iPhone”By Tamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
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
As China — the destination for most of Colorado's recycling — gets stricter about what it takes in, Colorado's patchwork of recycling providers is adjusting in big ways and small
Recycling can be a hard sell in rural Colorado. That hasn’t discouraged a resourceful nonprofit effort in tiny Swink.
Clean Valley Recycling started small, but now serves three towns with curbside service and collects everything from books to building materials — all from an old sugar plant
The state has 190 closed landfills and produces increasingly more waste each year. We’re not out of room, but that’s not the point.