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Nov 30, 2018

Denver Now One of the Leading Cities in the U.S. to Recycle Paper Cups

Roughly 600,000 tons of paper beverage cups are used each year in the United States, and far too much of this valuable material ends up in landfills. Denver Public Works and members of Denver City Council have announced that Denver is now one of the leading cities in the country to add paper cups to its recycling program, thanks to a partnership with the Foodservice Packaging Institute and Alpine Waste & Recycling. As a result, all Denver households with a purple cart can now include coffee and soda paper cups on their recycling list!

Nov 15, 2018

Celebrate America Recycles Day by Committing to Reduce Your Waste This Holiday Season!

It’s the most “wasteful” time of the year! It’s estimated the average household generates 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. With the upcoming holiday season, America Recycles Day on November 15 is the perfect day for people to start thinking about reducing their waste by taking advantage of Denver’s seasonal recycling and composting programs.

Oct 25, 2018

Denver Launches New On-Demand Shuttle Service

Mayor Michael B. Hancock, members of Denver City Council and leaders from Denver’s transportation and business communities came together to launch a new on-demand shuttle service that will provide a convenient new option for people commuting in and around the Cherry Creek, Capitol Hill and Civic Center neighborhoods. The six-month pilot service, offering free rides, will give retail, hospitality and service workers, as well as neighborhood residents, more ways to get around central Denver, especially during the forthcoming holiday shopping season.

Oct 4, 2018

Denver Kicks Off Snow Season

"Winter is coming” and Denver Public Works would like to help people prepare for snow before the flakes start falling! Starting this snow season, people will be able to see a snapshot of how Denver’s plow crews are working to keep commuters moving safely on the city’s main streets and residential streets through Denver’s new Plow Tracker.

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