Colorado summers pale in comparison to the heat that affects much of the rest of the country. While Arizona hits toasty triple digit degrees and the South threatens to get carried away by mosquitoes in the humidity, Colorado temperatures typically stay in the mid-eighties and nineties, with just a few days creeping towards tropical heat.
Whether you drop your recycling off at a common bin and sort it out by glass, paper, cardboard and plastic or you throw it all in one can and roll it to the curb, you probably aren’t exactly sure what happens to it from there. You figure it’s repurposed instead of being buried in landfill somewhere. But how?
In Colorado, a great many of our furnaces, water heaters and stoves run on natural gas. It’s a prevalent and cost effective energy source that’s also a lot cleaner than wood and coal alternatives. However, gas leaks can be deadly. So, what should you do if you suspect a gas leak? It might not be what you think.