Renew the Earth in the New Year: A Zero Waste Expert Forum in Evergreen!

Posted by on Dec 18, 2018 in BLOG, Events | No Comments
Renew the Earth in the New Year: A Zero Waste Expert Forum in Evergreen!

Are my recyclables really getting recycled? Why does composting matter? How can we make it easier to recycle?  We’ve heard these questions over and over from various groups around town during our presentations — now we’re bringing in the experts to help answer them! We’ve got Laurie Johnson, Executive Director at the Colorado Association for […]

Packing Peanuts, Styrofoam, Batteries, Oh My! Where to Recycle the Stuff that Comes with the Holidays

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in BLOG, Events | 4 Comments
Packing Peanuts, Styrofoam, Batteries, Oh My! Where to Recycle the Stuff that Comes with the Holidays

With the holidays come gifts, and with gifts come packaging. Unfortunately, much of our packaging is made out of plastics and will never break down (plastic simply breaks apart into smaller, less manageable microplastics that are contaminating the water supply, killing wildlife, and hazardous to human health). Styrofoam is one of the worst offenders of […]

THANK YOU Colorado Gives Donors!

Posted by on Nov 19, 2018 in BLOG, Events | No Comments
THANK YOU Colorado Gives Donors!

Thank you to all of our donors for your generous support on Colorado Gives Day! We were able to achieve our fundraising goal, which will enable us to continue and grow our programs in 2019. Missed Colorado Gives Day? It’s not too late to make a donation! Click here to schedule a donation, or mail […]

Evergreen’s First Composting Program Going Well!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in BLOG, Programs | No Comments
Evergreen’s First Composting Program Going Well!

EAS+Y and EDS Waste Solutions launched Evergreen’s first Community-Wide Composting Pilot Program on November 1, 2018. The program, slated to run until February 1, 2018, allows community members to drop their compostable kitchen scraps (including meat) off during designated hours behind King Soopers in Evergreen for $19/month. This is a pilot program, during which time EAS+Y […]

What Does Zero Waste Have to Do with Minimalism?

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in BLOG | 2 Comments
What Does Zero Waste Have to Do with Minimalism?

By Lindsay Anderson, Sustainability Coordinator This summer, our Zero Waste Heroes spent countless hours volunteering their time and energy to help divert over 300lbs of waste from landfills into compost and recycling during events like The Triple Bypass and Boogie at the Barn. But perhaps more importantly, our Zero Waste Heroes helped to educate folks. […]

EAS+Y’s Guide to Hard to Recycle Stuff

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in BLOG | No Comments
EAS+Y’s Guide to Hard to Recycle Stuff

The EAS+Y Guide To Hard-to-Recycle Stuff was developed for you to easily find places that accept an array of commonly hard-to-recycle items. In order to visually see where to drop off your hard-to-recycle items, first, click on the map. Then, use the search bar on top to type in the item you wish to recycle.