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America Recycles Day registration is open

It’s not too soon to start planning — and to register — for America Recycles Day. November 15 is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States. Together we can make recycling bigger and better 365 days a year.

 

You’re invited to our (round)table: The Alphabet Soup of School Food Waste

October 9 – Highlands Ranch
Meet other sustainability leaders and recyclers from school districts, large facilities, higher education campuses and the private sector in Colorado to discuss best practices for managing food waste in places of learning.

Funding available for regional planning studies that examine waste diversion

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is now accepting proposals for regional planning studies that examine how existing waste diversion activities in a defined region can be better coordinated with the intent to maximize waste diversion in the future.

Recycling Rebates Program for Free Public Recycling Drop-off Sites

Deadline: August 31, 2015
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.

RREO Funding Opportunity for Regional Planning Studies

Deadline: September 18, 2015
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is now accepting proposals for regional planning studies that examine how existing waste diversion activities in a defined region can be better coordinated with the intent to maximize waste diversion in the future.

Recycling rebates available for free public recycling drop-off sites – Deadline August 31

This rebate is available to financially assist entities that operate free public recycling drop-off sites.

Colorado Integrated Solid Waste & Materials Management Plan RFP

Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Deadline: September 2, 2015

Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program

Deadline: September 25, 2015
Infrastructure grants are open to Colorado research universities, federal labs located within the state, other labs with valid technology transfer offices and companies commercializing innovative technologies.

Solidwaste Management Grant Program

Deadline: December 31, 2015
The purpose of the Solid Waste Management Grant Program includes providing technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream.

Environmental Protection Specialist II

Organization: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Salary: $5,055 – $7,398 Monthly
Deadline: August 1, 2015