Re-Imagine Re-Use at 6400 Arapahoe

City property located at 6400 Arapahoe Ave. is host to two nonprofit recycling organizations: Eco-Cycle and Resource Central. Today, a wide variety of materials are processed through this site.

(Did you know, for example, that you can recycle bike parts, fire extinguishers, cooking oil and yoga mats? Neat, huh?!)

Boulder residents currently recycle, reuse and compost 51 percent of their waste. This is great, but we know we can do even better!

In 2015, Boulder committed to recycling, re-using or composting 85 percent of our waste, with only 15 percent going to the landfill. A Zero Waste Strategic Plan outlines

City property located at 6400 Arapahoe Ave. is host to two nonprofit recycling organizations: Eco-Cycle and Resource Central. Today, a wide variety of materials are processed through this site.

(Did you know, for example, that you can recycle bike parts, fire extinguishers, cooking oil and yoga mats? Neat, huh?!)

Boulder residents currently recycle, reuse and compost 51 percent of their waste. This is great, but we know we can do even better!

In 2015, Boulder committed to recycling, re-using or composting 85 percent of our waste, with only 15 percent going to the landfill. A Zero Waste Strategic Plan outlines paths that will get us there.

It's time to explore specific investment ideas. The site on Arapahoe has additional space, and the city is considering a possible re-use innovation center, along with other ideas or uses for the space.

We'd love to hear your thoughts and ideas!