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Join us at Red Rocks October 21 for CAFR’s Annual Meeting

Come learn about Red Rocks’ sustainability efforts that have made it a leader in waste reduction among venues. and hear about what’s going on in recycling around the state and the recent activities and accomplishments of CAFR.

America Recycles Day 2014 Opens Registration for Local Events

Join the national celebration of recycling by hosting an education or collection event.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

Deadline: September 11, 2014
EPA is calling for small businesses to apply for awards up to $100,000 to demonstrate proof of concept in one of the following topic areas: air and climate, manufacturing, toxic chemicals, water, building materials, food waste, and homeland security.

EPA Environmental Education Grants

Deadline: Fall 2014
The program works to engage communities across the country through a wide variety of educational projects that have a lasting impact on people’s health by facilitating environmental stewardship.

People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Program

Deadline: November 2014
A unique college competition for designing solutions for a sustainable future.

Solidwaste Management Grant Program

Deadline: December 31, 2014
The objectives of the Solid Waste Management Grant Program are to reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources in rural areas and improve planning and management of solid waste sites in rural areas.

CAN’d Aid & Ball Foundation’s Recycling Grant

Deadline: Applications accepted through the end of 2014
Available for communities, organizations and individuals interested in starting sustainable recycling programs. CAN’d Aid will provide seed money and equipment.

Colorado Waste Tire Program Recycling Incentive Grants

Deadline: Delayed until further notice
Funds may be available to counties, municipalities, special districts (including school districts), and state agencies, as a financial incentive to purchase products containing recycled or reused Colorado waste tires on a reimbursement basis.

Research Grant Opportunity, Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: January 8, 2014
Researchers are invited to submit proposals on solid waste management issues contained in EREF’s Strategic Research Plan or on educational projects.

Request for Proposals: Energy Efficiency Services

Organization: Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships
Application Deadline: September 2, 2014