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Colorado Climate Fund Climate & Community Benefit Projects

CCF is looking specifically for Colorado-based organizations that address areas around social and economic equity in addition to environmental conservation, while preferably having an element of carbon reduction included.

Environmental Protection Specialist Intern

Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Salary: $4,149.00 – $5,186.00 Monthly
Deadline: October 28, 2016

Meet the candidates for the CAFR Board of Directors

In November, eligible CAFR members will elect five (5) candidates to serve on the Board of Directors for a three-year term. The Nominating Committee is confident that the candidates have the time, ability and inclination to serve on the Board of Directors.

Colorado Association for Recycling seeks full-time executive director

We’re seeking an inspirational, passionate and highly-mission-driven leader who possesses emotional intelligence and the ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with members and key stakeholders.

Great American Can Roundup School Challenge

Deadline: November 15, 2016
The Can Manufacturers Institute will award $1,000 to the school in each state that recycles the most aluminum beverage cans per student between America Recycles Day (Nov. 15) and Earth Day (April 22).

Colorado compost community forms state Composting Council Chapter

Rocky Mountain Organics Council and the Colorado Association for Recycling Partner with the United States Composting Council.

CAFR comments on the state’s solid waste and materials management plan

After carefully considering all aspects of the proposed recycling plan, CAFR developed several recommendations for improvement, strongly supporting the evolution of CDPHE’s role from a focus on regulation and compliance to one of leadership and technical assistance.

Equipment Operator

Organization: City of Thornton
Salary: $18.20 – $26.88 Hourly
Deadline: September 16, 2016

CAFR seeks part-time contractor specializing in conference program coordination

The Summit for Recycling has grown over the past two decades from a small event (less than 50 people) to a large regional event attracting more than 250 people, with a robust vendor show, multiple workshops and breakout sessions, reception, awards gala, and more.

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.