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Living Zero Waste

Bring Your Soil Back to Life for a Healthier, More Resilient World  

Test your soil type, learn how to rejuvenate your soil with compost, and more! In recognition of International Compost Awareness Week, we are celebrating the often overlooked stuff beneath our feet—soil! Healthy soil nourishes our gardens, filters our water, supports...

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Nourish Your Soil This Spring with Microbe Brew Compost Tea!

What better way to celebrate spring than by using compost to nourish the soils your garden, lawn, and trees depend on? Starting April 6, Microbe Brew Compost Tea will be available for purchase at the Eco-Cycle Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials...

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Zero Waste, Infinite Impact: Local Volunteer Opportunities with Eco-Cycle 

Did you know that Eco-Cycle was founded by local activists who helped start the recycling revolution? In 1976, Eco-Cycle volunteers organized one of the very first curbside recycling programs in the nation by educating residents about the value of recycling...

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“Wish-cycling”

We’ve all been there: We stand in front of a recycling bin with something that we’re not sure is recyclable. With all the best intentions, we toss it in the recycling bin, hoping that with a little bit of luck,...

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The 2024 Eco-Cycle Guide Is Here!

Check out the latest guide & share with others so they’re in the know! Inside the Eco-Cycle Guide Chock-full of tips, tools, guidelines, and other resources, the annual Eco-Cycle Guide will help you build more sustainable actions in your life...

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Show the Earth Some Love This Valentine’s Day

Make the planet your Valentine and celebrate sustainably with these tips! Valentine's Day traditionally comes with a lot of consumerism. Store shelves exploding with mass-produced toys, trinkets, and decor—much of which will see but a brief period of use before...

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Explore Eco-Cycle’s 2023 Holiday Resources

The holidays are called the "most wonderful time of the year"—but not when they create unnecessary waste!  In the US, we create 25% more trash during the holidays! Challenge holiday waste head-on with our advice for the "Best" and "Good"...

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The Three Rs: Highlights from across Colorado

Highlights from our 7th annual State of Recycling and Composting in Colorado Report! Colorado is poised for breakthroughs in waste reduction, despite a low recycling rate. Coloradans throw away roughly 5.6 pounds of materials per person per day—and about 85%...

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Keep Contamination from Creeping into Your Compost

Just like recycling, composting happens locally. To keep contamination out of your curbside compost bin, check your local compost guidelines! Composting—whether through curbside service, a drop-off center, or in your own backyard—turns a climate problem into a climate solution! In...

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Recycling Myths Debunked

Don’t let these recycling myths spook you! Find out the truth to these common recycling misconceptions. MYTH: “What we put in recycling bins just gets thrown in the landfill, so we shouldn’t even bother!” This myth grew in popularity a...

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