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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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Your 2024 Zero Waste Policy Brief for Colorado

Learn more about the policies Eco-Cycle is currently championing at the state legislature! Colorado’s legislative session is here, which means Eco-Cycle’s Policy and Campaigns department is working hard to write, advocate for, and pass Zero Waste bills. Find highlights of...

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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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On-Farm Composting Tours Coming This Fall!

Eco-Cycle and local farm partners are demonstrating the vision of a community-based Circular Compost System. Together, we are building a multi-scale, distributed compost approach where compost is produced right on farms (as an important first step toward creating a county-wide...

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Be Original Boulder County Celebration

Join us at Jack's Solar Garden on Saturday, July 15, 2023 for solar garden tours, compost demonstrations, and family-friendly activities!  Eco-Cycle and the Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center (CALC) invite you to Jack's Solar Garden for a celebration of local innovations...

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12 Tips to Help You Quit Plastics This July

This Plastic Free July, explore the best tips and tricks from Eco-Cycle that can help YOU quit plastic! Here are 12 ideas to try and curb plastic use in your everyday life: Refuse: Avoid Single-Use: When ordering takeout or delivery,...

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