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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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 […]
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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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. […]
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.