CDPHE has hired a leading international environmental consulting firm to study the economic impacts of waste diversion activities within the State. The overall purpose of this study is to identify the contribution of the RRR industries on the Colorado economy.
The report evaluates the potential impacts and roles that recycling, composting and pyrolysis may have on increasing the economic and environmental sustainability of managing Colorado’s waste-related resources.
PaintCare Inc., a non-profit organization established by the American Coatings Association, will develop and submit a Program Plan, with input from stakeholders, for approval to the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment before the end of the year.
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.
The awards will be presented at the Resource Recycling Conference September 15-17, 2014, in New Orleans, LA.
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.
Deadline: August 2014
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.
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.
Organization: National Recycling Coalition
Salary: Monthly base stipend plus incentive-based compensation
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Organization: Southwest Colorado Council of Governments
RFP Deadline: July 21, 2014