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Jan 18, 2019

Big Year Ahead for Denver’s Vision Zero Program

In 2018, Denver’s Vision Zero program accomplished much – from the installation of more than 19 miles of bike lanes, four new pedestrian signal crossings and the hiring of four dedicated Vision Zero staff members, to the number of outreach events that began to educate the community and institutionalize a culture of safety. However, with 59 traffic deaths in 2018, it shows there’s more work to be done.

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!

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