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Sustainability Coordinator

Organization: Douglas County School District
Salary: $43,400-$53,000 Annually
Deadline: Open until filled

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.

Environmental Protection Specialist II

Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Salary: $4,764.00 – $6,973.00 Monthly
Application Deadline: October 21, 2014

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.

Request for Applications: End Market Development for Colorado’s Recycling Industry

Deadline: November 3, 2014
This is a one-time funding opportunity for the RREO program with unique project requirements.

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.

Used Recycling Equipment for Sale

Multiple sorting conveyors, a horizontal baler, worker platforms, a front-end loader, a skid steer, trucks, trailers, and more.

Join us at Red Rocks October 21 for CAFR’s Annual Meeting

Come learn about Red Rocks’ sustainability efforts that have made it a leader in waste reduction among venues. and hear about what’s going on in recycling around the state and the recent activities and accomplishments of CAFR.

Colorado Paint Stewardship Program

PaintCare Inc., a non-profit organization established by the American Coatings Association, will develop and submit a Program Plan, with input from stakeholders, for approval to the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment before the end of the year.

America Recycles Day 2014 Opens Registration for Local Events

Join the national celebration of recycling by hosting an education or collection event.