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SB18-187 Marijuana Waste Recycling

04/10/2018 Senate Considered House Amendments – Result was to Concur – Repass

HB18-1350 Machine Tool Sales Tax Exemption For Scrap Metal

04/02/2018 Introduced In House – Assigned to Business Affairs and Labor + Appropriations

Colorado Springs Council leads the way with new regional focus for CAFR

Every community in Colorado has specific dynamics and needs. Realizing this, CAFR is developing regional councils to work on local issues across Colorado. In August of 2017, CAFR chose Colorado Springs as the first new regionally focused council.

Supplemental Environmental Project (Weld County)

Deadline: April 10, 2018
For projects that provide environmental or public health benefits in Weld County. Approximately two to five projects will be funded. Funding requests must be greater than $200,000 and may not exceed $500,000.

Improving Conditions of Community Health in Jeffco

Deadline: April 26, 2018
To support nonprofit organizations/government entities providing services or support to Jefferson County residents such as improvements to environmental conditions.

Recycling Cart Grant

Deadline: Open call for applications
For upgrades to cart-based curbside recycling collection.

The Denver Foundation Environmental Affinity Group

Deadline: April 27, 2018
The EAG supports environmental and conservation organizations that are using an inclusive approach to educate communities, reach new audiences, and encourage action on climate change.

Young Investigator Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Supports undergraduate through PhD students doing research in the fields of composting and compost use.

Request for Bids: Three projects for new recycling center in Pueblo

Organization: City of Pueblo
Deadline: March 29, 2018

Do you know an outstanding recycler who needs some recognition? Submit a nomination for the 2018 Recycling Awards

Deadline for nominations is March 30. The 2018 awards will be presented at the 29th annual CAFR Summit for Recycling conference in Snowmass Village, Colorado, June 3-5.