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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint this Winter

Fall is in full swing, and winter is just around the corner. As temperatures drop, you may be turning on your thermostat. However, as the furnaces turn up, so does your energy and gas bill and your carbon footprint. To reduce this carbon footprint and save money on electricity bills this winter, thinking about your

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Spruce Up With The Healthy Tree Canopy Program

Calling all tree enthusiasts! Edgewater’s tree-tastic initiative is back, and it’s here to help you give your leafy friends the care they deserve. Say hello to the Edgewater Healthy Tree Canopy Program for 2023! If you have trees that need some love, all you need to do is hop onto the AskEdgewater app or www.EdgewaterCO.gov/AskEdgewater

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Joyride With The City!

Bike to Work Day is just around the corner – so come JOYRIDE with us! The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) annual Bike to Work Day event is Wednesday, June 28 and encourages people to bike to work instead of driving. It’s a great way to get some exercise, reduce traffic congestion and improve

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Right Plant, Right Place, Right Practice

April is Earth Month and with the start of spring and celebrations of the outdoors all month long, it’s the perfect time for many homeowners to plan their gardens and learn about sustainable landscaping techniques. To help with this, Edgewater Sustainability brought the expertise of Denver Botanic Gardens to their March Sustainability Seminar where community

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Handle with Care: Safe Disposal And Recycling Options For Used Household Batteries

According to the EPA, most batteries are recyclable. However many –  including lithium-ion, lithium metal, lead-acid, nickel cadmium and other rechargeable batteries – should NOT go in household garbage or recycling bins. In a world where batteries are increasingly powering everything, it is useful to know which batteries can be recycled, where they can be

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More Reasons To Recycle!

Continuing the City of Edgewater Sustainability Board invitation to join in new practices this year, we offer the following information.  Recycling is a daily activity for more than 100 million Americans and a great way to protect our environment and stimulate our economy. The environmental and economic premise of recycling is sound; reusing natural resources

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Why Recycle?

The new year offers a new chance to build good habits. An important habit for us to build is recycling. Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash. Recycling turns these items into new products and can benefit your community and the environment. Join the Edgewater

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