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SB17-047 Additional Incentives Beneficial Use Waste Tires

01/11/2017 Introduced In Senate – Assigned to Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy

Calling all college students! CAFR seeks candidates for its conference scholarship program

The Future Leaders Program (FLP) provides funds for college students to attend the Colorado Association for Recycling’s Summit for Recycling conference, June 4-6, 2017, in Fort Collins, Colorado. Applications are due April 14.

State establishes permanent medication take-back locations

By the end of this year, the health department hopes to have at least one
drop off location in every Colorado county.

Funding available for waste diversion and waste minimization projects

CDPHE has issued a Request for Applications to fund implementation projects that lead to new opportunities to increase waste diversion as well as create jobs. Projects may focus on recycling, composting, waste minimization, anaerobic digestion, repurposing, or reuse for a wide variety of materials. Deadline for applications is March 3.

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.

CAFR kicks off 2017 by welcoming a new executive director

The Colorado Association for Recycling announces the selection of Laurie Johnson as its new executive director. Johnson will fill the full-time position effective January 3, 2017.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: January 6, 2017
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

Conservation Innovation Grants

Deadline: January 9, 2017
To stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in conjunction with agricultural production.

Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Proof of Concept grants are open to Colorado research universities, federal labs located in Colorado, and other labs with valid technology transfer offices.

Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund Grants Program

Deadline: March 3, 2017
Intended to to fund projects that lead to new opportunities to increase waste diversion as well as create jobs. Projects may focus on recycling, composting, waste minimization, anaerobic digestion, repurposing, or reuse for a wide variety of materials.