Red Rocks - October 21, 2014
Managing Waste in Healthcare
December 5, 2014
Summit for Recycling
June 7-9, 2015
2021 Solid Waste Goals
November 11, 2014
International Computer Refurbisher Summit
November 15, 2014
US Composting Council Poster Contest - Deadline for Entry
November 15, 2014
America Recycles Day
November 20, 2014
November 2014 CAFR Board of Directors Meeting
December 5, 2014
Managing Waste in Healthcare: Roundtable Discussion II
CDPHE releases report evaluating recycling, composting and pyrolysis
The report evaluates the potential impacts and roles that recycling, composting and pyrolysis may have on increasing the economic and environmental sustainability of managing Colorado’s waste-related resources.
Welcome to the Colorado Association for Recycling
You are a part of our special mission: to support, educate and guide individuals and leaders in business, education, nonprofits and government to take action that turns ever greater amounts of waste into marketable resources. Without you, our mission would not be successful.
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Our online recycling directory lets you search for recycling facilities and services across the state. Find a recycler near you.
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CAFR Recycling News
Submit your most imaginative ideas for the 2015 Summit for Recycling program
With low landfill tip fees, a geographically dispersed population, and one of the lowest MSW recycling rates of any state, recycling volumes in Colorado remain low. CAFR invites you to submit an abstract for a session that will stimulate our thinking on this troubling reality.
New Funding Opportunity for End-Market Development
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is now accepting grant applications for projects that will develop in-state end-markets for recycled material. Applications are due November 3, 2014.
Meet the candidates for the CAFR Board of Directors
In November, CAFR members will elect five candidates to serve on the Board of Directors for a three-year term. The Nominating Committee is confident that these candidates have the time, energy, and ability to serve CAFR.
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Colorado - We Can Do Better
Did you know that the recycling rate in Colorado is only 11% 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.
CAFR is a Proud Member of NRC
The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is a national nonprofit advocacy group with more than 6,000 members. The Coalition represents and advocates for every sector of the recycling industry across the country.
Through a partnership between Rubbermaid Commercial Products and RONA (now part of NRC), CAFR members can get 40 percent off the cost of Rubbermaid products. Click here for instructions on how to take advantage of this offer.
CAFR Says “Thank You” To Our Sponsors
Click on the links at left to learn more about our Sponsors, Supporters, and Friends. Learn how you can sponsor CAFR or make a donation. Your dollars support our public education and industry advancement efforts throughout the state. We couldn’t do all we do without your support!
Become a CAFR member, sponsor an event, or make a donation and actively contribute to furthering recycling in Colorado and the nation!