Buy Recycled

Below are some recommendations by Denver residents on recycled products.

Also, check out our "Buy Recycled Products" board on our Pinterest page 

Please Note:  The information below is provided as an informational service only.  The City & County of Denver does not endorse any specific product, company or manufacturer.  All businesses and products listed are responsible for complying with all applicable local, state and federal laws.

Recycled Products

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Paper plates
Chinet Casuals recycled/compostable paper plates Now I don’t have to feel guilty about using paper plates at picnics or large gatherings. Wal-Mart Paula in Capitol Hill
Paper towels
Seventh Generation100% recycled paper towels They work great!  King Soopers, Wild Oats, Whole Foods Trisha in Stapleton
Paper towels 
Green Forest 100% recycled paper towels Hard to find, but they are there. King Soopers  Mike in Denver
Plastic bags
Good Sense 80% & 100%  recycled content plastic trash bags Why not buy bags made from recycled plastic? King Soopers Mike in Denver
Plastic cutlery
Preserve Made from 100% recycled plastic.  Great for parties, picnics and traveling. Vitamin Cottage Kaye in Capitol Hill
Food Storage Containers
Preserve Made from 100% recycled plastic and made in the USA. Whole Foods Charlotte in West Washington Park

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Shaving razors
Preserve The handles are made from 100% recycled plastic. Sunflower, Wild Oats Katie in South Denver
Toothbrushes
Preserve                   Handles made from100% recycled plastic and comes in bright colors!    Vitamin Cottage Kay in Capitol Hill

 Toilet Paper

Earth First

100% recycled fibers, made without chlorine, good for everybody!

Costco Emma from Highlands Ranch
Toilet Paper      
Marcel Small Steps 100% recycled fibers, made without chlorine or dye, 2-ply. King Soopers and Albertsons K.L. from Five Points

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Insulation
Green Fiber Made from recycled newspapers Lowes Tom in South Denver
Toys
Green Toys Eco-friendly plastic Timbuk Toys Rhys in W. Wash Park
Storage bins
SnapLock Made from 95% recycled plastic Wal-Mart Jim in Athmar Park
Sidewalk tiles
Rubbersidewalks, Inc. 100% recycled tire rubber They come in a variety of colors and never break, chip or crack. Rubbersidewalks.com Jay in Denver
Clothing  
Earthkeepers Walking boots made with recycled content lining and recycled rubber in soles Timberland Becky in East Wash Park
Clothing
Eco Sneaks. 100% recycled tire rubber & soda bottles Cool looking sneakers for men and women. REI Dana in Denver
Lumber
TREK recycled plastic lumber Great for decks.  Never rots or fades. Lowes Jane in Bear Valley
Reusable Shopping Bag
BaggyShirts reusable bag Made from recycled men's shirts!

www.baggy-shirts.com

303-300-6682

Dana in Krisana Park
Pet Clothing
American Kennel Club, Green Planet Collection. Dog jackets & sweaters Made from recycled packaging and cute too! Target Karen in SW Denver
Pet Bed
Olly Dog Made from recycled plastic (poly).  The bed is fantastic and cushy. Zen Dog Mike in Alamo Placita

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Copy/printer paper
Mohawk 100% recycled paper It’s smooth and runs through my printer great. Xpedex Mattie in Denver
Copy/printer paper
Envirocopy (Office Depot Brand) 35% recycled content paper Runs the same as any other paper . Office Depot Lee in Downtown Denver
Copy/printer paper
Staples 100% Recycled Copy Paper Doesn't get better than 100% recycled. Staples Becky in Denver
Copy/printer paper
Office Max 30% Recycled Multi-Purpose paper Good paper. Office Max Erin in Denver
Pens
HyperG Retractable Gel Roller Pen Made from 71% recycled plastic. Xpedex    Dana in Denver
Report Covers
Oxford Clear Front Report Covers Made from 100% recycled fibers. Xpedex  Dana in Denver

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Tires
Green Diamond Tires.Uses recycled castings. As the tires wear, the diamond castings give extra traction. www.greendiamondtire.com Sherry in Baker
Motor Oil
Eco Power. Recycled motor oil for your car. Works great! www.safety-kleen.com/products/Oil
Products/Pages/EcoPower.aspx
Jesus in City Park
Car mats
Kraco ECOessentials.Car mats made from recycled material Cool stuff! www.kraco.com/home.htm Peter in Denver

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