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 | No 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Holiday Tree & Styrofoam Recycling

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in BLOG, Events | 2 Comments
Holiday Tree & Styrofoam Recycling

Did you know that choosing a real live tree is one of the most sustainable ways to celebrate the holidays? Real trees absorb carbon dioxide and emit fresh oxygen as they grow, and tree farms stabilize soil, protect water supplies, provide refuge for wildlife, and employ thousands of workers. If you get a permit to […]

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Calling All Testimonials!

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 in BLOG | No Comments
Calling All Testimonials!

Has EAS+Y impacted your life in a positive way? Made a difference in the community? Made a difference for the planet? Helped educate, inspire, or connect you? We want to hear about it! Please email us to share with us your testimonial about EAS+Y along with your first name and the town in which you […]

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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. […]

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