In coffee shops around Boulder, customers can now get their drinks in a free, reusable cup that they can then return.
Coloradans generate 9.6 pounds of trash per person, per day, and only about two pounds of that is recycled.
A zero waste community means everything a community uses, can eventually be reused.
China used to be the leading re-manufacturer of recyclable material, and took in over half of America’s recycling.
A brief guide on where and how to properly recycle trees, lights and wrapping paper.
Nationally, 35 percent of everything Americans throw away ends up somewhere other than a landfill. In Colorado that figure is 19 percent.