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May 6, 2019

Help Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week in Denver

Help Denver celebrate International Compost Awareness Week, May 5 – May 11, by discovering the benefits of composting! The process of composting (turning compostable materials into compost) and the resulting compost itself provide many benefits to the environment and to Denver.

Apr 11, 2019

Mulch Giveaway & Compost Sale is May 4

Denver residents looking to start the garden and landscaping season off right won’t want to miss Denver Recycles annual Mulch Giveaway & Compost Sale on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 8 AM to 2 PM.

Apr 3, 2019

Denver Makes Bagged Compost Available at Ace Hardware Stores

Denver’s Own EcoGro™ Compost is made with material from Denver’s green carts. Closing the compost cycle just got easier in Denver! Denver Public Works is partnering with A1 Organics and Ace Hardware to help people put organic material collected through the Denver Composts program to a better use this spring, so their gardens can thrive.

Aug 31, 2016

Denver Recycles is now on Pinterest!

Denver Recycles is now on Pinterest!

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Solid Waste Management is a section of Denver Public Works Operations Division. Solid Waste Management is responsible for providing weekly trash collection services, residential recycling and large item collection services. In addition to waste management services, Solid Waste Management is also responsible for providing graffiti abatement services for both public and private property as part of the Denver Partners Against Graffiti program, and is home to Keep Denver Beautiful, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate program.