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 •  January 13

By Kim Cook, The Associated Press Recycling has become the norm in many communities. The detritus of our daily lives — plastic, glass, metal and paper — makes its weekly trek to processing plants across the country. Much of it gets made into new versions of itself: Your empty corn tin might end up as your next bean can. Smelting brings glass jars...

The Denver Post

 •  August 6, 2016

Denver Post file The new Stratasys J750 3D printer makes the prototypes for the Defender and Symmetry series cases for Otterbox in Fort Collins in this April 2016 file photo. 3-D printing has long been a cool technology in search of a huge market. The industry may have found one in mass production. Because of its high cost and slow pace, 3-D...

The Denver Post

 •  March 1, 2011

RTD is dropping a little bit of "green" into 12 miles of gray on its $710 million West Corridor light-rail line.
The Regional Transportation District is using about 40,000 concrete railroad ties on the train line that will serve Lakewood and Golden from downtown Denver.
The transit agency also is putting about 200 ties made from recycled plastic ...