Volunteering is a great opportunity to connect with the community, to meet people from across the city, from all walks of life. On July 27th, we at Extreme Community Makeover (ECM) ‘got our hands dirty’ with the Rock Canyon High School Football Team in Denver’s Globeville community!
American households generate 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, adding one million tons of waste to landfills each week. Together, we can help change this statistic. Here are just a few tips and tools from Denver Recycles that will help you keep waste prevention, recycling, and composting in mind as we move into this festive (and often wasteful) time of year:
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.