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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

CU’s LEAF Club

February 17th, 2017

Photo Credit: LEAFclub.org CU prides itself on being one of the few schools in Colorado to take environmental initiatives. One club that is recognized on campus is LEAF club, which stands for Learning and Environmental Awareness Force. The goal of LEAF club is to cover different projects made by students, faculty and administration to push CU’s green footprint forward and farther. This club wants to raise awareness of recycling and how to do it properly which has become an issue that needs to be addressed. CU has begun using compostable materials which is great, but there are not enough receptacles... Read More

It’s So Easy to Be Green

August 23rd, 2016

For many of us, the past few weeks have been filled with moving boxes, the hauling of desks up countless flights of stairs, and the consumption of pizzas while sitting cross-legged on the living room floor. With many leases expiring in August, this is the season of moving. It is also the season during which an absurd amount of recyclable material ends up in the trash. As you move in to your new place or out of your old, remember a few simple guidelines to help you be a responsible Boulderite. How to Recycle: Gone are the days of complicated sorting. Boulder County has switched to a single stream... Read More

Ski Resorts Drastically Boosting Sustainability

December 14th, 2014

Most of the ski resorts in the Rocky Mountains have environmental protection policies because the mountains they are built upon are considered National Parks. These ski resorts are required to include a certain level of eco-friendliness, commitment to environmental stewardship, and commitment to environmental restoration. Resorts are often a part of the community they are in, especially in a ski town.  Resorts offer many jobs and include shops, restaurants and residences.  Because the resorts are at the heart of the local economies in these ski towns, when a ski resort uses less energy from... Read More