Listen: (Download Audio) What would autumn in the Front Range sound like without the raking, grinding, mulching, and blowing of leaves? But what’s the best way to manage all those leaves? And where do those bags of yard waste go? […]
Morning Magazine Podcast – Thursday, December 1, 2022
On today’s Morning Magazine, we’ll hear our latest installment in our “Follow The Waste” Series, where do the leaves actually go when they blow? Then on the Cannabis Report, we’ll hear from longtime cannabis correspondent Leland Rucker with more marijuana […]
Follow The Waste: How Contamination Canned Composting in BVSD Schools
Listen: (Download Audio) The push to compost as much food waste as possible in Boulder County suffered a setback earlier this year. The largest composting facility on the Front Range started turning away truckloads of food waste due to contamination. […]
Trick or Trash: Keeping Halloween Costumes Out of Landfills
Holiday celebrations can produce a lot of trash. Think gift wrapping on Christmas or those plastic Easter eggs or balloons on Valentines Day. The aftermath of the next annual celebration heading to a landfill near you is Halloween. From plastic candy […]
Morning Magazine Podcast – Thursday, October 27, 2022
On today’s Morning Magazine, we’ll get into the weeds about two tax related propositions on this year’s ballot. After that, we’ll look at efforts to reduce and reuse waste during Halloween. Then, Rocky Mountain Community Radio has some tips if […]
Are Boulder Food Businesses Meeting Zero Waste Goals?
After a COVID-related break, Boulder has reinstated a requirement that food businesses report what they’re doing to comply with the city’s Zero Waste ordinance. Restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops and almost all other businesses involved with food are supposed to […]
Morning Magazine Podcast – Tuesday, September 27, 2022
On today’s Morning Magazine, our latest story in the “Follow the Waste” series looks at how food vendors in Boulder fared in this year’s zero waste audit. This Week in Water is taking a break, so we’ll stick with the […]
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow; What Happens to Waste Collected from Beauty Salons?
Shampoo bowls at Zinke Hair Salon in Boulder, Colorado. | Credit: Frani Halperin/H2O Media, Ltd. One of the latest trends in the beauty industry is to keep the large volume of waste that salons generate out of landfills. Looking good […]