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CDPHE accepting comments on the Integrated Solid Waste and Materials Management Plan implementation through August 30

The plan addresses Colorado’s solid waste and waste diversion and recycling needs over the next 20 years.

Closed Loop Food Waste Innovation & Solution Search

Deadline: August 1, 2016
Provides seed capital through grants and Program-Related Investment (PRI) loans to support companies and projects that have the potential to unlock food waste diversion and reduction at scale.

We’re taking time for a happy hour. Please join us July 21 at The Alliance Center

In memory of Cara Russell, we’re taking some time to be with friends and the non-profit community and be reminded of everything we have to be thankful for. Please join us.

Host a tour of your program or facility – Here’s how

Summer is a great time to showcase your facility’s or program’s progress and success. Inviting elected officials and policymakers to tour your facility or program and to learn more about the work you do is an effective method to forge strong relationships and educate opinion leaders.

Getting back to work

The recent death of Cara Russell was a shock to us all. Her time here was way too short and we will truly miss her. Cara was just beginning to inspire and energize us with her enthusiasm for learning the recycling industry and steady dedication to getting work done. With those thoughts in mind, it’s time for us to start getting back to work.

Memorial Service for Cara Russell July 23

Family, friends and the non-profit community are invited to Cara Russell’s memorial service Saturday, July 23, at 2:00 PM at Arvada United Methodist Church.

Grants & Household Hazardous Waste Analyst

Organization: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Salary: $3,366.00 – $4,899.00 Monthly
Deadline: July 18, 2016

Cara Russell Memorial Fund

Donations can be made to the Cara Russell Memorial Fund. Monies will be given to the Ark Valley Humane Society once all hospital/financial responsibilities have been paid for.    

Vigil for Cara Russell – Join us tonight at The Alliance Center

Please join CAFR board members, staff and volunteers and The Alliance Center community this evening for a vigil for Cara Russell and her family.

Letter from the CAFR President

It is with heavy heart that I am informing you of the death of our Executive Director, Cara Russell. Although Cara had only been with the organization a short while, her enthusiasm, professionalism, and positive demeanor had quickly won her a number of fans within the organization, including myself.