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Colorado’s Architectural Paint Stewardship Program goes into effect July 1

The intent of the program is to significantly increase the number of postconsumer paint collection sites and recycling opportunities for households, businesses and other generators of postconsumer architectural paint in Colorado.

Westword: Most Colorado glass doesn’t get recycled, but that’s starting to change

More communities are beginning to recognize that glass in the single-stream is problematic. Two companies recently received grants from the state to try and improve the way glass gets recycled.

Supreme Court decides not to hear PhRMA Case v. Alameda County

The U.S. Supreme Court denied a case brought by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and two other industry trade groups, which challenged the constitutionality of Alameda County, California’s drug disposal law.

Environmental Protection Specialist

Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Salary: $4,764.00 – $5,954.00 Monthly
Deadline: June 1, 2015

Zero Waste Field Manager

Organization: Eco-Cycle
Salary: Competitive with benefits
Deadline: Open until filled

Student artwork shows recycling is part of the Colorado scene

Congratulations to the student winners of CAFR’s statewide recycling poster contest! The contest allowed students to showcase their artistic talent as well as their commitment to recycling. More than 27 schools participated, and 12 winners were selected from more than 200 entries.


SB15-076 Dispose Cathode Ray Tubes At Hazardous Waste Sites

04/30/2015 Senate Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Postpone Indefinitely

Single-stream recycling at a crossroads – Find out how this impacts you at the Summit for Recycling‏

Single-stream value has declined even as the economy has improved. Join us for the educational session “Single-stream Recycling at a Crossroads” Monday, June 8, at the Summit for Recycling conference in Vail.

HB15-1386 Align Recycling & Machine Tool Tax Exemptions

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05/05/2015 Senate Committee on Appropriations Postpone Indefinitely

Request for Proposals: Residential Waste Collection Services

Organization: City of Golden
Deadline: May 22, 2015