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July 12, 2023

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Plastic Free July Events Help Reduce the Need for Single-Use Materials

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It’s Plastic Free July and Boulder County Public Works’ Resource Conservation Division (RCD) has some special FREE! events planned aimed at encouraging the reduction of plastic waste. Events are open to everyone, but you will need to register as space is limited.

  • Wednesday, July 19 at 9 a.m. - Tea and Tour – Bring your reusable mug to the Boulder County Recycling Center for some tea, provided by us, and a conversation about plastics and reusables while you tour the facility. Register here.
  • Saturday, July 29 at 1 p.m. – Reduce and Reuse Expert Showcase RCD will host community and business experts at the Recycling Center’s Education Room to learn how they approach challenges, celebrate successes, and plan for the future of reusability. Confirmed businesses include rCup, Simply Bulk, Ridwell, Heavenly Baked, and DeliverZero. Register here.

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be a part of the solution to plastic pollution, so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. You can visit PlasticFreeJuly.org to learn more and to take the challenge to reduce your plastic use. Visit www.BoCo.org/RCD to learn more about what Boulder County is doing to help every county resident and business reduce their own use of plastics.