DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is working to be more sustainable. In the T-Rex cafe, you’ll find three receptacle bins for composting, recycling and trash.

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The museum says this aligns with its mission of being good stewards of the environment and planet.

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“Microplastics and plastics in general, single use especially are permeating the earth right now. Anything we can do on a local setting is going to benefit the whole earth,” said Patrick Hartnett, the Museum Food and Beverage Director.

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The museum as a whole diverted more than 100 tons of waste last year through recycling and composting.

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