You are a part of our special mission: to take action that turns ever greater amounts of waste into marketable resources. Without you, our mission to advance infrastructure, end markets, and state and local policies in waste reduction, recovery, and diversion would not be successful.
Recycling advocates defeat effort to repeal paint recycling program
To most observers, the Architectural Paint Stewardship Act is an example of a governmental initiative done right. It created a paint take-back program that incentivizes the responsible recycling of household hazardous waste, saves taxpayer money and provides low-cost, recycled paint to low-income families in Colorado. Thanks to the advocacy of program proponents, a recent repeal effort failed in the Colorado Senate.
Calling all college students! Apply for a conference scholarship to meet in Snowmass this summer
This conference scholarship program provides funds for college students to attend the CAFR Summit for Recycling conference, June 3-5, 2018, in Snowmass Village, Colorado. Application deadline April 20.
End-Market Development Pilot Program Design and Coordination
Request for Proposals
Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Deadline: March 13, 2018
Did you know that the recycling rate in Colorado is only 12% compared to 34% in the rest of the country?
CAFR created this video to showcase the recycling challenges and successes in Colorado. Watch it and be inspired to improve Colorado’s recycling efforts! And help us get the word out by sharing the video with a friend.