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Colorado compost community forms state Composting Council Chapter

Rocky Mountain Organics Council and the Colorado Association for Recycling Partner with the United States Composting Council.

Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Public Space Recycling Bin Grant

Deadline: October 7, 2016
Provides durable recycling bins to government agencies, civic organizations, schools, nonprofit groups, colleges, and universities

CAFR comments on the state’s solid waste and materials management plan

After carefully considering all aspects of the proposed recycling plan, CAFR developed several recommendations for improvement, strongly supporting the evolution of CDPHE’s role from a focus on regulation and compliance to one of leadership and technical assistance.

Equipment Operator

Organization: City of Thornton
Salary: $18.20 – $26.88 Hourly
Deadline: September 16, 2016

Conference Program Coordinator

Organization: Colorado Association for Recycling
Deadline: September 30, 2016

CAFR seeks part-time contractor specializing in conference program coordination

The Summit for Recycling has grown over the past two decades from a small event (less than 50 people) to a large regional event attracting more than 250 people, with a robust vendor show, multiple workshops and breakout sessions, reception, awards gala, and more.

Waste Tire Innovative Market Development Grant Program

Deadline: September 30, 2016
Funds to assist in the development and expansion of waste tire markets in Colorado. Projects should be innovative with the potential of expanding tire-derived product markets in Colorado and regionally.

New tax exemption for recyclers. Learn how your business could qualify

There are two avenues available to recyclers registered with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to obtain the sales and use tax exemption: At the time of purchase or with a claim for refund.

Call for Abstracts: CAFR Annual Meeting “Lightning Round” – Deadline September 9

Submit your abstract for a 3- to 5-minute “Lightning Round” update at the 2017 CAFR Annual Meeting Wednesday, October 19, at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden.

Funding available for regional studies to optimize waste diversion

Funding opportunity now available through the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity program. Applications due October 31, 2016.