Denver Recycles

January 8, 2020

Recycle Right in the New Year!

Here are a few quick reminders and tips that will help keep valuable recyclables out of the landfill and help keep Denver’s recycling program operating smoothly:
January 22, 2020

Prevent Food Waste and Compost the Scraps!

There are many reasons to prevent food waste. After all, wasting food wastes all of the valuable resources used to grow, harvest, transport and store food in the first place. In a recent report, the Natural Resources Defense Council found that wasted food is responsible for wasting 19% of all U.S. cropland, 18% of all farming fertilizer use, 21% of our landfill content, 21% of our agricultural water usage, and 2.6% of all greenhouse gas emissions.
February 14, 2020

Seven Simple Reasons to Love the Denver Composts Program

With Valentine’s Day here, we’re wondering… will you be our customer? More than 22,000 Denverite’s have shared the love and signed up, but we’re hoping for even more love in 2020.
February 27, 2020

Denver Recycles: Zero Waste Grocery Shopping

Even better than recycling, the number one way to reduce waste is to not create it in the first place. With a little planning, you can stop waste before you bring it home from the grocery store. By refusing unnecessary packaging and reusing containers and bags that you already have, you’ll be on your way to zero waste.


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