From haulers to recyclers to landfills, the coronavirus changed the way they do business. And some of the changes just might stick.
Most used wind turbine blades end up in landfills. Colorado is part of the push to make the industry greener.By Kevin Simpson Environment 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.By Tamara Chuang Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
“This just does not happen”: A Garden of the Gods garbage heap is revealing big clues about the founder of Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs’ founder, William Jackson Palmer, left clues about his life in a trash dump that archaeologists have been sifting through for weeks
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.
Rural southeast Colorado loved its landfills. After a health department deal, some will finally close
Rooted in small-town independence, the operations were a low priority for understaffed health inspectors. Faced with new concerns about groundwater, four of five will shut down in Baca County alone.