Schacht Spindle Looms Large

In Boulder, the farm to table concept is well known and practiced by many Boulder restaurants to help customers see the connection between the food served and the farms where this food grows. In addition, many of us also maintain our own gardens to feed our families fresh healthy foods. This connection to farms, while…

The New Economics of Recycling

In the 1990’s, United States’ recycling programs expanded dramatically to divert more material from landfills while at the same time China’s appetite for recyclable materials kept growing to help feed their economic engine. The recycling industry became very successful at landfill diversion, conserving natural resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by collecting, sorting, hauling and…

Paper Recycling – Take the Quiz

You’ve got the basics down, now it’s time to up your game. Take the “pulp fiction” quiz below to see how well you know the Boulder County Recycling Center’s paper recycling guidelines. Fact or fiction – the following papers are recyclable: Copy or printer paper-ream wrappers Hanging and file folders Construction paper and tissue paper…