Recycling is one of the most effective activities you can practice to promote sustainability. You may be surprised by how many items can be recycled—and even more surprised to find out how easy it can be!

Here’s a few simple ways to get started with recycling here in Colorado:

Start by either arranging for curbside recycling or dropping off your recyclable items at a local center. Unfortunately, Colorado currently has one of the lowest recycling rates in the nation.

Got stuff your curbside recycling service won’t take? The Evergreen Sustainability Alliance maintains a directory of recycling locations, so you can safely and conveniently dispose of hazardous materials, electronics, large furniture items, and more.

Finally, check out the resources below and terrific short video about recycling in Colorado and how Recycle Colorado can help: