Skip to main content

Mountain Connection

EDS Waste re-invented, forcuses now on 'green' services

12/14/2012 13:46, Published by Jacqueline, Categories: Health+Wellness




—EDS WASTE SOLUTIONS—

by Dianne Bennett

EDS Waste Solutions ceased to operate its collection of trash and recycling Nov. 1st, selling its collection assets to Waste Management. 

Many people are asking what EDS is doing now. EDS is committed to remain in the mountain communities and to supporting the communities that EDS has faithfully served for decades, including the operations of the Evergreen Transfer Station and Recycle Center, focusing on recycling.

The EDS Transfer Station and Recycle Center will expand with new and innovative services. The Recycle Center will continue to accept single stream recycling for free, as well as hard to recycle items such as metals, batteries, electronic waste for a low fee. 

EDS will also create a number of rural drop-off recycle centers to assist the rural areas such as Conifer, Idaho Springs and Gilpin County, where other companies don’t currently service with curbside recycling. 

Local schools and citizens will still be welcomed for a tour of the sorting facility and a discussion on recycling. The Christmas tree recycling program with EAS+Y (Evergreen’s Alliance for Sustainability+You) and Lam Tree Service will once again begin just after Christmas so you will be able to drop off your real undecorated tree at no charge. You can also drop off your household trash and construction waste at a reasonable cost.

For 37 years, EDS has served the mountain communities. When fourth-generation Dan Loos moved his family to Evergreen he began providing a much needed service. EDS competed with larger companies by providing a superior service that the customers deserved, Loos said. 

Now it’s time to change, to re-invent the company, to focus on environmentally responsible and sustainable projects and to look to the future instead of the past. Under the leadership of fifth-generation Preston Loos and his sister D’Lana, the new EDS plans to grow and excel to meet the evolving needs of the mountain communities. 

“However, one thing from our history will remain constant and will never change and that is the company philosophy that ‘it’s not just trash, it’s our future,’” he said. “Stop by to check us out and watch our progress.”

To learn more about EDS Waste Solutions’ new services, visit www.edswaste.com or call 303-674-4147. Stop by the Transfer Station and Recycle Center between 7 am and 4 pm Monday through Saturday and bring in the coupon you will find in this issue for even more savings.



EDS Waste Solutions waste management dianne bennett evergreen transfer station and recycle center recyling


  • EVERGREEN MOPS

    01/18/2017
    09:00AM — 11:30AM

    Moms with babies in the womb through kids of kindergarten age are invited for this time of releva...


  • Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Assistance

    01/19/2017
    09:30AM — 04:00PM

    Will your child receive free or reduced lunches this year? You may qualify for SNAP benefits ...


  • Alcoholics Anonymous

    01/19/2017
    12:00PM — 01:00PM

    Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and ho...


  • NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

    01/19/2017
    07:30PM — 08:30PM

    Drug problem? NA can help! Join us Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 pm at Ascent Church, located at 298...


  • Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Assistance

    01/20/2017
    09:30AM — 04:00PM

    Will your child receive free or reduced lunches this year? You may qualify for SNAP benefits ...


  • RFK - A Portrait of Robert Kennedy

    01/20/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players/Vintage Theatre presents "RFK - This tour-de-force one-man show breathes new l...


  • Evergreen Players 2017 Season

    01/20/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players proudly announces its 2017 season at Center Stage in Evergreen. Beginning with...


  • Man of La Mancha

    01/20/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    This critically acclaimed American musical is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth centu...


  • The Edge Theater Company presents Burn This

    01/20/2017
    08:00PM — 10:30PM

    Anna and Larry have just returned from the funeral of their best friend and roommate, Robbie. Ann...


  • Man of La Mancha

    01/21/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    This critically acclaimed American musical is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth centu...


  • RFK - A Portrait of Robert Kennedy

    01/21/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players/Vintage Theatre presents "RFK - This tour-de-force one-man show breathes new l...


  • Evergreen Players 2017 Season

    01/21/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players proudly announces its 2017 season at Center Stage in Evergreen. Beginning with...


  • The Edge Theater Company presents Burn This

    01/21/2017
    08:00PM — 10:30PM

    Anna and Larry have just returned from the funeral of their best friend and roommate, Robbie. Ann...


  • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

    01/22/2017
    05:30PM — 06:30PM

    Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and ho...


  • RFK - A Portrait of Robert Kennedy

    01/22/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players/Vintage Theatre presents "RFK - This tour-de-force one-man show breathes new l...


  • Evergreen Players 2017 Season

    01/22/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players proudly announces its 2017 season at Center Stage in Evergreen. Beginning with...


  • Man of La Mancha

    01/22/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    This critically acclaimed American musical is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth centu...


  • The Edge Theater Company presents Burn This

    01/22/2017
    08:00PM — 10:30PM

    Anna and Larry have just returned from the funeral of their best friend and roommate, Robbie. Ann...


  • Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Assistance

    01/16/2017
    09:30AM — 04:00PM

    Will your child receive free or reduced lunches this year? You may qualify for SNAP benefits ...


  • Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Assistance

    01/17/2017
    09:30AM — 04:00PM

    Will your child receive free or reduced lunches this year? You may qualify for SNAP benefits ...


  • EVERGREEN MOPS

    01/18/2017
    09:00AM — 11:30AM

    Moms with babies in the womb through kids of kindergarten age are invited for this time of releva...


  • Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Assistance

    01/19/2017
    09:30AM — 04:00PM

    Will your child receive free or reduced lunches this year? You may qualify for SNAP benefits ...


  • Alcoholics Anonymous

    01/19/2017
    12:00PM — 01:00PM

    Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and ho...


  • NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

    01/19/2017
    07:30PM — 08:30PM

    Drug problem? NA can help! Join us Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 pm at Ascent Church, located at 298...


  • Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Assistance

    01/20/2017
    09:30AM — 04:00PM

    Will your child receive free or reduced lunches this year? You may qualify for SNAP benefits ...


  • Man of La Mancha

    01/20/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    This critically acclaimed American musical is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth centu...


  • RFK - A Portrait of Robert Kennedy

    01/20/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players/Vintage Theatre presents "RFK - This tour-de-force one-man show breathes new l...


  • Evergreen Players 2017 Season

    01/20/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players proudly announces its 2017 season at Center Stage in Evergreen. Beginning with...


  • The Edge Theater Company presents Burn This

    01/20/2017
    08:00PM — 10:30PM

    Anna and Larry have just returned from the funeral of their best friend and roommate, Robbie. Ann...


  • Man of La Mancha

    01/21/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    This critically acclaimed American musical is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth centu...


  • RFK - A Portrait of Robert Kennedy

    01/21/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players/Vintage Theatre presents "RFK - This tour-de-force one-man show breathes new l...


  • Evergreen Players 2017 Season

    01/21/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players proudly announces its 2017 season at Center Stage in Evergreen. Beginning with...


  • The Edge Theater Company presents Burn This

    01/21/2017
    08:00PM — 10:30PM

    Anna and Larry have just returned from the funeral of their best friend and roommate, Robbie. Ann...


  • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

    01/22/2017
    05:30PM — 06:30PM

    Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and ho...


  • Man of La Mancha

    01/22/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    This critically acclaimed American musical is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth centu...


  • RFK - A Portrait of Robert Kennedy

    01/22/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players/Vintage Theatre presents "RFK - This tour-de-force one-man show breathes new l...


  • Evergreen Players 2017 Season

    01/22/2017
    07:30PM — 10:00PM

    Evergreen Players proudly announces its 2017 season at Center Stage in Evergreen. Beginning with...


  • The Edge Theater Company presents Burn This

    01/22/2017
    08:00PM — 10:30PM

    Anna and Larry have just returned from the funeral of their best friend and roommate, Robbie. Ann...


  • Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Assistance

    01/23/2017
    09:30AM — 04:00PM

    Will your child receive free or reduced lunches this year? You may qualify for SNAP benefits ...


  • Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Assistance

    01/24/2017
    09:30AM — 04:00PM

    Will your child receive free or reduced lunches this year? You may qualify for SNAP benefits ...


  • Men's Revival Night

    01/25/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    On the 4th Wednesday of each month, the guys from Ascent Church would like to invite guys in our ...


  • Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Assistance

    01/26/2017
    09:30AM — 04:00PM

    Will your child receive free or reduced lunches this year? You may qualify for SNAP benefits ...


  • Alcoholics Anonymous

    01/26/2017
    12:00PM — 01:00PM

    Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and ho...


  • A Beginner's History of Lookout Mountain

    01/26/2017
    06:30PM — 07:30PM

    Come to the top of Lookout Mountain to get a sweeping historical overview of this Jefferson Count...


  • NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

    01/26/2017
    07:30PM — 08:30PM

    Drug problem? NA can help! Join us Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 pm at Ascent Church, located at 298...


  • MEN'S RETREAT

    01/26/2017
    07:30PM — 11:30AM

    Guys are invited to join us Thursday evening, January 26th through midday Saturday, January 28th ...


Click to view the entire 285 Chambers Directory
Click to view the entire 2014 Health & Wellness Directory