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Support recycling this Colorado Gives Day

CAFR is the only statewide recycling coalition specifically working to advance and improve recycling opportunities in our beautiful state.In honor of Colorado Gives Day, consider a monetary gift to CAFR. You don’t have to wait for December 6, schedule a donation today.

Sustainability Maven

Organization: EcoProducts
Salary: Competitive
Deadline: December 2

Celebrate the formation of the Colorado Composting Council December 9 at Westminster Brewing Co.

Anyone invested or interested in composting in Colorado is invited. Learn about COCC and the benefits of membership. RSVP to amy@cafr.org by December 7.

Waste Tire Innovative Market Development Grant Program

Deadline: November 30, 2016
Funds to assist in the development and expansion of waste tire markets in Colorado. Projects should be innovative with the potential of expanding tire-derived product markets in Colorado and regionally.

RREO: End-Market Development for Colorado’s Recycling Industry

Deadline: December 12, 2016
This solicitation is focused on creating new markets for recyclable materials and expanding existing markets for products made with recycled content.

Call for Proposals: 2017 Summit for Recycling Conference

CAFR invites you to submit a proposal that will offer original content and an interactive experience for attendees to the 2017 Summit for Recycling conference in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grants

Funding for alternative fueling infrastructure and alternative fuel vehicles, cover 80% of the conversion costs to switch to natural gas.

Solidwaste Management Grant Program

Deadline: December 31, 2016
The purpose of the Solid Waste Management Grant Program includes providing technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream.

Tell the Governor to support the Colorado Climate Plan

The climate plan has been criticized for omitting any discussion of the significant upside potential of recycling for combating climate change. We need to speak up – especially businesses that are significant employers – about the environmental and economic benefits of recycling.

Share CAFR’s new video and celebrate America Recycles Day

Use it on your website or Facebook pages, share it with your local TV stations and more. Show your pride in being a member of CAFR and help celebrate the top 10 reasons to recycle.

Additionally, you can encourage your networks to take the #BeRecycled Pledge, which is a promise to actively choose to live a recycled lifestyle by committing to “Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.” in all aspects of daily life.