Karma Card Jewelry was started by a Greeley music teacher with the idea of making earrings from gift cards, beads, vinyl and other recycled materials.
Repurposing often begins with one's own waste stream. Caitlin Paul of Farmhouse Feedbags in Florissant started making a few tote bags from empty sacks of feed for her chickens in 2016.
The store opened their first location in Colorado Springs in 2015. It then expanded to open a second spot in Fort Collins a year later.
Jennifer Basch uses customers' used T-shirts from breweries and sports teams to repurpose into skirts. She once crafted a scarf from 30 ties a customer inherited from her late father.
Colorado sent nearly 10 million tons of waste to the landfill in 2017, according to the Colorado Public Interest Research Group. Meet the enterprising women are transforming that waste stream into a supply chain.
The resort and spa is located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, 65 miles west of Denver, 15 minutes west of Winter Park but a world away from everything.
Climate change is making Colorado hotter, and many Colorado farmers and ranchers are doing what they can now to reduce energy costs and protect their precious water supply for the future.
These up and coming Colorado companies exist to make your life easier, bringing you fresh takes on traditional services for your homes, vehicles and more.
Spanning everything from stickers and soap to clean energy and modeling, the makers and fixers of Colorado are evolving traditional practices to do things differently
Telling a story is a unique gift. These five Colorado agencies and groups are doing it in a unique and and creative way.
This state is beaming with restaurants and food companies, but these seven businesses are doing something different, be it a new way to create sustainable proteins or a new take on whiskey or wings.
Each of these companies can get your life or business together by organizing transportation, organizing fundraising funds, shopping and more.