Waste @ Work

Setting Our Sights On Zero


Why is diverting waste from landfills so important? Landfill waste releases methane gas, which is 23 times more effective than carbon dioxide at trapping heat in our atmosphere. As part of our Commitment to Zero efforts, we encourage you to divert waste from landfills either through recycling or composting.



Is your team having an event? The Broomfield Commitment to Zero team is here to help keep it zero waste.
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Our recycling bins accept single stream recycling (paper, plastics, aluminum and glass) which excludes Styrofoam, to-go coffee cups, plastic cutlery and plastic film. If you’re unsure about an item’s recyclability, check out our full list here.
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Our compost bins accept all food waste in addition to many paper products like paper towels. For a comprehensive list of all compostable items accepted at Broomfield, click here.
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If you find an item is neither recyclable nor compostable, please place in the trash bins. Go here for some tips on reducing trash.
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