Waste Management Services

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    The Denver Black Sky II Lineup is here

    Last year, Sherwood Webber of Skinless put together a festival with a meticulous curatorial eye for aggressive music and no patience for gimmickry of any kind. The result was Denver Black Sky, which we named the best metal fest last month. The Fest returns this August with two days of bands likely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Root Down at DIA introduces new composting system

    Denver International Airport already has a composting program that it started last year as an efficient way to get rid of waste in the terminal. Now it's partnering with one of the DIA restaurants, Root Down, to bring composting to the concourses. See also: Best Restaurant at DIA: Root Down

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    E-Cycle Colorado's obsolete electronics roundup on Saturday

    That TV that looked so great twenty years ago is looking like an environmentally unfriendly albatross today -- it's essentially trashed, but too full of toxic materials to throw out with the trash. But on Saturday, April 5, Republic Services of Denver will provide a convenient way to recycle obsolet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Photos: Denver recycling plant now welcomes food and beverage cartons

    Denver's regional recycling plant is not a good place to lose your car keys. It is, however, a good place to get rid of old cartons. After five years spent educating the city not to do just that, Denver Public Works announced today that it now has the capability to recycle more containers than just ... More >>

  • Music

    April 5, 2012

    Municipal Waste

    Wednesday, April 11, Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins, 970-482-8300.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Medical marijuana dispensary inspections -- and what about those discontinued DVRs?

    ​State regulations of the medical marijuana industry went into effect on July 1 -- and that includes inspections of dispensaries by the Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division. But how does the process work? We talked with a security pro who sat in on an inspection that was made for TV.

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Boulder Fourmile Canyon fire update: County providing toilets, dumpsters, grief counseling

    ​Another sign that Boulder's Fourmile Canyon fire is flaming out: The County's providing burn-area resources to residents returning to their property, including portable toilets, dumpsters and more. Also offered -- grief counseling for those having a difficult time grappling with their loss. D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Denver's compost program rises, bit by juicy bit, from the scrap heap

    A Flickr photo​A few months back, Joel Warner reported on the shutdown of Denver's compost collection pilot program due to the budget crunch, followed by its resurrection as a fee-based program. How's that working out? Like the compost process itself, slooowly.

  • News

    September 11, 2008
  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Green Day

    Red Rocks offers recycling — but only if you trash your seat.

  • News

    October 27, 2005


    Did a story about contaminated waste play dirty?

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2005

    Respect, Recycled

    A Denver native finds the luster in society’s refuse.

  • Calendar

    February 27, 2003

    Free For All

    Highlighting the week's greatest gratis event

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    This Is a Job for Superfund!

    Colorado's legacy of contamination spreads far and wide.

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Board Games

    When a boardmember refused to go with the flow, Metro's plan to handle Lowry wastewater got down and dirty.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    A Matter of Trust

    Who paid what to clean up Lowry Landfill? That's confidential.

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    The Lowdown on Lowry

    The city thought it had settled any questions about the Lowry Landfill. The truth is a toxic shocker.

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Many Happy Returns

    Paul Zentgraf offers you greetings! and salutations!

  • News

    July 24, 1997

    Sister Sludge

    Activist Adrienne Anderson stirs up the sewage board with a warning on plutonium.

  • Calendar

    October 17, 1996