From haulers to recyclers to landfills, the coronavirus changed the way they do business. And some of the changes just might stick.
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
All the plastics in the sea could literally outweigh the fish unless cast-off bottles and containers find a different, more valuable destination
The Democratic-led General Assembly is analyzing topics ranging from school safety and college affordability to private prisons and tax breaks
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