The City of Boulder first adopted their Bear Protection ordinance in 2014. This ordinance requires all trash and compost to be secured from bears at all times until collected by a waste hauler for properties west of Broadway within City limits. Based on a review of the ordinance and feedback from the community, the City…Details
Effective May of this year, Western is no longer processing the materials we collect into a finished compost product at our composting facility in Boulder. We will continue to accept residential yard waste and food waste, and commercial food waste from other hauling companies, as well as ourselves; grind the materials delivered to our facility…Details
If you’ve never heard of “sustainable festivation”, then chances are you’ve never been to a Planet Bluegrass festival. For more than two decades, “The Planet”, based in Lyons, has been delivering world-class musical experiences in magnificent natural settings with an unrelenting focus on reducing their environmental impact. Co-founder Steve Szymanski credits their original inspiration to…Details
Backyard composting is an effective way to reduce your household carbon footprint, and it can be very rewarding to produce your very own quality compost for the garden. While there is certainly a lot of science behind backyard composting, a little know-how will take you a long way. To produce your own “black gold”, nurture your…Details
Western Disposal Services, a Boulder-based company offering residential and commercial trash, recycling and composting services, received two safety achievement awards by insurer The Hartford Financial Services: a Distinguished Fleet Safety Award and a Safety Milestone Award.
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