Tips from EcoCycle

Gifts that matter

Green Gifts

Holiday Recycling Guide

If the material you’re looking for is not on this list, call us at 303-444-6634 or visit our website at www.ecocycle.org. Check our online Guide to Hard-to-Recycle Materials for other unusual recycling items you may accumulate over the holidays or year-round...

What to get the green thumb

A recurring theme emerges when asking local nurseries and garden-supply stores about their hottest gifts of the holiday season...

A green guide to gifts

Buy! Buy! Buy! It’s the holidays, and the ads are calling out with their siren songs (or are they cattle calls?), and the overwhelming sense of obligation to hurry up and get shoppin’ begins. Commercials with bows wrapped around $40,000 cars may make you feel the ...

Tech — and green!

Here’s the dilemma when it comes to electronics: they rock — sometimes, quite literally — but they often leave a large carbon footprint...

10 ways to green your holiday

BYOB(ag) and Skip the Fluff — Bring your own bag and pass on the tissue paper, ribbons and stickers that so often accompany even the smallest holiday purchases. Forego complimentary gift wrapping and wrap gifts creatively in environmentally friendly ways (see #6, “...

Thrift is green, local and easy on your wallet

Save money and give something unique this holiday season by hitting up local thrift and consignment shops. Not only are you getting a bargain, but you’re helping the environment through recycling. Also, if you shop at a nonprofit thrift shop, like the Salvation Army ...
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