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Posts Tagged With ‘ recycle ’


Three Simple Ways You Can Help The Environment

February 14th, 2023

Our impact on the environment is complex and often interrelated.  For example, bees are dying from a variety of factors—pesticides, drought, habitat destruction, nutrition deficit, air pollution, global warming and more. Ninety percent of the world’s food crops are pollinated by bees, and humans are responsible for two major reasons that bees are dying: pesticides and habitat destruction. If bees die out, the world will face a serious food crisis. Our oceans are clogged with plastic, which is harmful to marine life. Between 4.8 and 12.7 million tons of plastic enter the ocean each year, according... Read More

Ridwell Expands Home Pick-Up Service of Hard-to-Recycle Items to Boulder and Surrounding Communities

March 15th, 2022

Ridwell members have kept over 4 million pounds of plastic film, lightbulbs, batteries and more out of landfills March 15, 2022 (Boulder, CO) – Ridwell, an innovative reuse and recycling service, today announced the launch of its service in Boulder, Superior, Louisville, Lafayette and Gunbarrel, expanding the company’s footprint along the Front Range, making it easier for Denver and Boulder area residents to keep common household items out of landfills, waste less, and help protect the planet. As a complimentary service to city-based recycling programs, Ridwell is a service that helps households... Read More

Environmental Events

April 16th, 2017

I don’t know about anyone else, but the middle of April always feels kind of bland.  Nothing really special seems to be going on, and we’re in that almost but not quite spring part of the year, so I thought I’d change things up again for this week and have a theme.  This week, we’re looking at events that have to do with sustainability and protecting the environment.  That may sound boring, but I think you’ll find at least one of these events interesting. Starting with Tuesday the 18th, the Boulder Theater is presenting the Recycled Runway for the 8th year in a row.  Hosted by The... Read More