DENVER (CBS4)– The City of Denver is expanding its recycling program to include more things. The goal is to increase the rate at which the city recycles.

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Denver will become one of the leading cities in recycling paper cups. Those cups often have a plastic coating to prevent leaks and that meant that the cups often couldn’t be recycled.

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Customers in Denver will soon receive information about how to recycle those cups. The change is expected to help the city reach a goal of increasing its recycling rate from the current 22 percent to 34 percent.

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