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Oct 1, 2018

Keep These Items OUT of Your Purple Cart

Closing the loop and using recycled material rather than virgin materials to make new products is proven to reduce our impact on the environment by reducing resource use, reducing energy and water use, and by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Oct 1, 2018

Denver Water’s Citizens Advisory Committee

Denver Water’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is a 10-member volunteer committee that advises Denver Water staff and the Board of Water Commissioners on a variety of issues including rate changes, conservation activities, recreation issues, communication to customers, construction projects and other activities

Oct 1, 2018

Denver’s LeafDrop Program Begins Today

The leaves changing colors are a pretty sight, but when they fall, make sure they don’t end up in the trash.

Aug 31, 2018

Denver Dog Park Master Plan: 2018 Technical Update

Denver Parks & Recreation (DPR) is in the process of implementing a technical update to its current Dog Park Master Plan, which was completed in 2010.

Aug 31, 2018

Denver DA Citizens Academy

The Denver District Attorney’s Office is launching the revival of its Citizens Academy program to provide ongoing practical information to the citizens of Denver regarding the criminal justice system.

Aug 31, 2018

Things You Might Not Know About Denver Solid Waste Management

In Denver, trash, recycling, and compost collection are provided to single family homes by Denver Public Works’ Solid Waste Management Division. Most Denver residents are aware of the cart-based services available to them, but they are often not aware of some of the other great services and resources provided included hazardous waste collection, Keep Denver Beautiful program, electronics and appliance recycling, and others.

Aug 02, 2018

Marijuana Survey

Marijuana use in Colorado remained stable for young people and increased slightly for adults, according to two recent surveys by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Aug 02, 2018

Denver Releases Action Plan to Reduce Wasted Food and Feed More Residents

The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) recently released its Food Action Plan, a set of strategic projects to increase food equity in the city. The plan serves as an action-oriented companion piece to the Denver Food Vision, an aspirational view of advancing our food system in Denver.

Aug 02, 2018

Tossing Your Old Textiles is So Last Year – Recycle Them Instead!

According to national estimates, Americans generate nearly 16 million tons of textile waste each year (think clothes, sheets, towels, etc.), yet only 15% of that waste gets recycled.

Aug 02, 2018

Arts & Venues Releases Denver Music Advancement Fund

A combined $80,000 in grants is being made available as part of a long-term plan to build and maintain Denver’s music scene. The funds, called the Denver Music Advancement Fund, are being released as part of a new City-sponsored Denver Music Strategy.