Artificially intelligent robots are already sorting through your trash and taking your fast food order. What's to come?
When the program started as a pilot project in 2008, Denver found that around 50 percent of the trash being sent to the landfill was compostable. Last year the city diverted 9,000 tons of waste from methane-producing landfills to compost.
Also, what happens after the trash truck picks up your recycling, and how it actually gets reused.
Environmentalists say cities and counties shouldn’t be barred from action.
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.