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Recycle! It's Good for Lakewood

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 Ready to help Lakewood achieve its community recycling goals?
Find your level and get started!

 

 

ICON Level 1 Recycle
  
ICON Level 2 Recycle More
 
ICON Level 3 ZW Champion
Level 3:
Become a Zero Waste Champion
 

 

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LEVEL 1: SIGN UP FOR RECYCLING

Step 1: Call your provider

  • If you have curbside trash service, call your hauler and ask about curbside recycling
  • If you live in an apartment or complex with a shared trash collection, call your property manager and ask about recycling
  • While you're waiting for recycling services, drop off your recycling at the Quail St. Recycling Center  

Step 2: Tell us about it!

  • Use #LakewoodRecycles on social media to let us know you signed up for recycling and we’ll send you a RECYCLE! decal that you can display to let your neighbors know you recycle

Once you’ve completed both steps, level up!

 


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LEVEL 2: RECYCLE MORE

Step 1: Test your recycling knowledge

  • Ask for a list of materials accepted for recycling by your collector and make sure you are recycling the right materials. At minimum, recycle these top 10 items
  • Create a "hard-to-recycle" corner. Not all materials belong in the recycling bin, but you can repurpose and recycle them in other ways! Create a space in your home for the materials that are not accepted in your recycling bin. 

Step 2: Tell us about it!

  • Use #LakewoodRecycles on social media to let us know how you are recycling and we’ll send you a RECYCLE! decal that you can display to let your neighbors know you recycle

Once you’ve completed both steps, level up!




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LEVEL 3: BECOME A ZERO WASTE CHAMPION

Step 1: Learn about Lakewood's Zero Waste Champion program

  • Zero Waste (ZW) Champions are passionate neighborhood residents who help spread the word about recycling in their neighborhoods
  • As a ZW Champion, you can choose your level of participation and use the resources that we provide to promote recycling among your neighbors
  • Example resources include recycling fact sheets, RECYCLE! decals, social media graphics and sample posts

Step 2: Sign up

  • Fill out the ZW Champion sign up form
  • Email sustainability@lakewood.org with any questions
  • We’ll send you a ZW Champion toolkit to help you get started

Step 3: Tell us about it!

  • Use #LakewoodRecycles on social media to let us know how you are recycling and we’ll send you a RECYCLE! decal that you can display to let your neighbors know you recycle

 

 

Contact Information:

Sustainability Division Contact
North Building
470 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7515 | Email: sustainability@lakewood.org